Open Daily 10am to 4pm daily from Monday 4th November to Sunday 29 December 2013 Closed: 24, 25, 26 December 2013
||Child (6 to 16)
||Student (16+) in full time education or holds a student card
||Family Ticket (2 adults 2 children)
The Jersey Pass is accepted at Jersey Museum and Art Gallery
Free admission to children under 6 years old
The Weighbridge, St Helier, JE2 3NG For more information call +44 (0)1534 633300
Latitude: 49.182527412543855, Longitude: 2.1071621775627136
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Jersey Museum presents history from 250,000 years ago when the first people arrived in Jersey and continues through the centuries to explore the factors that have shaped this unique island and the people who live here. Find out why Jersey remained loyal to the English Crown despite being so close to France; listen to Jersey-French being spoken; learn about the Island's traditional farming industry and watch fascinating archive footage of the early years of tourism.
On display in the Art Gallery you will find the work of Claude Cahun, recognised worldwide as one of the leading artists of the Surrealist movement. Jersey Museum cares for one of the largest collections of Cahun's work, which comprises photographs, original manuscripts, first editions, books and other personal material. Find out more about Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore.
Step inside the beautifully restored Merchant’s House and enter the drama of a Victorian family in crisis. The ghosts of the past - the desperate husband, the consoling wife and her accusing sister – are brought to life in a brand new audio-visual presentation in the Victorian Drawing Room. Further exploration of this magnificent house will reveal smaller dramas in other rooms while the scene is set for visitors with a new introductory exhibition on the ground floor.
The Victorian era was one of discovery, invention and imagination. The All Change, Victorian Jersey exhibition uses Victorian art to discover the lives of this genius generation in Jersey. Find out more in the events section of our website. Sponsored by F Le Gallais and Sons.
In our temporary exhibition space you’ll find Hatched, Matched and Dispatched an exhibition highlighting some of the beautiful garments from the textile collections of Jersey Heritage. Christening Robes and cloaks, Wedding outfits worn by Jersey people from the mid 19th Century to present day and elaborately embroidered mourning clothes. Sponsored by Credit Suisse.
No 9 Pier Road - the Merchant’s House. On the evening of 27th August 1869, a momentous decision was taken by the family that lived at No 9 Pier Road. Dr Charles Ginestet persuaded his wife Jeanne that they should abandon their beautiful home and flee to France to start a new life. They would be leaving behind friends and family but also a nightmare of debts and legal proceedings….
Payment: On arrival, by cash (Sterling or Euros accepted), credit/debit card (not Diners Club or American Express)
Organised groups: 15% discount for groups of 6 or more adults or seniors. Please book in advance by completing the form here.
Entrance and parking: Located at the Weighbridge St Helier. No on-site car park but parking for cyclists. Public parking in Pier Road.
Buses and cycle routes: Any bus to Liberation Station. Follow any cycle route for St Helier
Refreshments: The Merchant's House Brasserie is next door, to make a reservation call 510069
Gift Shop: The Jersey Heritage gift shop, selling gifts and souvenirs relating to the collection and to Jersey is located at the museum and is open to visitors and non-visitors.
Access arrangements: Disabled access to all floors
Dogs: No dogs allowed, except Guide Dogs