We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery

Closed today: Closed
Open today: Closed
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (205)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“all ages”(64 reviews)
“boat building”(13 reviews)
Nominated for a Visit England Best Told Story Award. Absorb yourself in interactive exhibits, understand the tides and learn how to design and float a ship. Immerse yourself in songs and stories of the sea, and investigate the Island's myths and...more
Closed today
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
New North Quay, JE2 3ND
+44 1534 811043
Improve This Listing
Reviews (854)
Filter reviews
806 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews interactive exhibits all ages boat building hands on activities well worth a visit great for kids children and adults rainy day couple of hours jersey heritage short film two hours interesting place on display war tunnels value for money liberation square
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 806 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maritime museum is excellent, and is some ways is sad as well. It shows the hardships that the war brought to Jersey, and highlights the effect it had on both sides of the conflict. The staff are knowledgeable and glad to tell their own...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Caspajack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strolling around the marina on a windy but sunny day you will find the meseum right next to the steam clock across the road from Liberation square. Unfortunately it was closed so we weren’t able to go inside.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sarahd918
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a good 2 hours in here, children would love it as lots to interact with. Lots of interesting facts and information but without being boring.

Date of experience: March 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there as it was a blustery wet day. The exhibits and interactive things are great for children of all ages and the young at heart. There are some amazing mechanical models, some scale models of ships and lots of maritime history. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Choc_eclaire
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

I wanted to give a four star review as I think the interactive idea is brilliant, especially for kids. I couldn’t do this because a lot of the exhibits disappointingly didn’t work - such a shame. I did ask why and was told budget, well...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shish57
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Jersey Heritage is a local charity and we do fundraise for a number of projects, there are also donation boxes at every site if our visitors are motivated to make a donation....More

Reviewed 5 February 2019

Very interesting museum . You need a good few hours there so much to see and take in all the wonderful information there. The lady on the entrance desk was lovely and had so much information to share with us about Jersey.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 13 January 2019

This is a great museum with lots of interest for age groups. There are plenty of interactive displays for younger visitors, and some thoughtful and well presented exhibits for all to enjoy. The tapestries and associated information were of particular interest, and did not shy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sam h
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

So glad we took the time to visit this museum From the really lovely welcome from Joseph who shared his local knowledge with us to the final & emotional viewing of the Occupation Tapestry we were enthralled You could easily spend a whole day here...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carmen1803
Reviewed 19 November 2018

The occupatioin of the islands during WW2 lays heavily on the people of Jersey. The tapestries are fantastic peices of work and worth visiting this location alone, takes you through various aspects of the occupation. The maritime museum not of such persona; interest but very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John M
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The main museum is very good with a number of interactive things to do for both adults and children eg like building a boat or using ballast to float one There are great exhibits here with done unique to the museum itself as were made...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank badmintontim
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 67 nearby hotels
Royal Yacht Hotel
2,679 reviews
.20 km away
Pomme d'Or Hotel
1,876 reviews
.20 km away
Premier Inn Jersey St Helier (Charing Cross)
96 reviews
.41 km away
Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Jersey
2,902 reviews
.55 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 458 nearby restaurants
245 reviews
.20 km away
314 reviews
.15 km away
Quayside Grill & Bistro
1,180 reviews
.15 km away
The Square
338 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 213 nearby attractions
Jersey Museum & Art Gallery
989 reviews
.22 km away
Le Petit Train
873 reviews
.14 km away
Liberation Square
778 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Maritime Museum and Occupation Tapestry Gallery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines