Our object and art stores hold approximately 27,000 social history objects; 150,000 items of archaeology and 11,000 works of art. Only up to 10% of these items can be on display at any one time. We run a programme of Open Store visits, throughout the year to welcome visitors to the store to give personal insights into this fascinating world of museums behind the scenes.

Art

Art -›

Jersey’s natural beauty and distinct character has long inspired local and visiting artists to capture the essence of the Island.

Conservation

Conservation -›

Conservation is the physical care of our collections, to ensure their long-term survival, for now and for future generations.

Archive

Archive -›

Since 1993 Jersey Archive has collected over 300,000 archival records charting the written history of the Island from 1378 to the present day.

Occupation Collections

Occupation Collections -›

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles that was occupied by the German forces during the Second World War. Jersey Heritage holds a number of collections relating to this momentous period in the Island’s history.

Textiles and Accessories

Textiles and Accessories -›

The clothes we wear, the accessories we use and the textiles we surround ourselves with in our homes are a visible statement of how we see ourselves and how we would wish others to see us.