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Opening Times

2020

Open daily from 24 June to 31 December
10am to 5pm (10am to 4pm from 2 November)

Closed:
25,26 & 31 December

2021
Open daily all year

Group booking prices

These prices show your 15% discount for pre booked groups of 6 or more adults or seniors. Students and children - no group booking discount, children under six years recieve free entry.

Adult Senior 65+

Child or Student

6 to 16 years

£9.01 £8.12 £6.90

 

Maximum group size of 30 persons – per 30 mins

Minimum group size of six paying Adult/Seniors

About Jersey Museum & Art Gallery and Victorian House

Discover the story of Jersey for free on the ground floor, watch our Story of Jersey film and take in our display Jersey - 100 Objects.  There is also a free exhibition in the John de Veulle Gallery,

There's more to discover at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery (admission prices apply). Explore Jersey's 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.

Step inside the beautifully restored Victorian House and enter the drama of a Victorian family in crisis. 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 proceeding.

Top five things to do

1) Watch the Story of Jersey film on the ground floor (Duration approx. 30 mins) subtitled in French / German

2) Go back in time to the 19th century with a visit to the beautifully restored, gas-lit Victorian House

3) Discover the Island's Ice Age history and meet Barbu the resident Neanderthal

4) See the Lillie Langtry pieces on display

5) Take a look at the manuscript written by Jean Chevalier of Jersey during the English Civil War. You can also download it for free on iBook

New Exhibitions

People Make Jersey - our stories of immigration (2nd floor) - From Jersey’s first permanent settlers 6,500 years ago, this exhibition will explore the waves of immigrants who have made this Island their home.

A Day to Remember - celemnrating 75th anniversary of the Liberation of the Channel Islands from German Occupation. This new immersive projection-based installation in the John de Veulle Gallery (ground floor) if free to access and includes archive footage and photographs will be projected to capture the moment, as news of the Liberation unfolded in the town and country.

Location

The Weighbridge, St Helier, JE2 3NG F

Site telephone number 01534 633300

Latitude: 49.182832, Longitude: -2.107164

Information for groups

WIFI is available on site

Parking

Car park: No onsite parking. Closest chargeable public parking is in Pier Road.Coordinates - 49°10'49.1"N 2°06'27.8"W - 49.180308, -2.107716.

Coach parking: None on site, please speak with your coach operator regarding drop off and pick up points.

Disabled Parking: Roadside parking within St Helier and in public car parks

Bus: Any route going to Liberation Station St Helier

Cycle Route: No.1, 1A and 5 going to St Helier. Public bike rack available at entrance of the Museum and others around St Helier.

Access information

Disabled access: Disabled access to all floors. Free wheelchair loan is available if booked in advance.

Push chair:  Push chair available to use on site.

Toilets: Four toilets on site and one accessible toilet on site.  One baby-changing facility on site.

Hearing loop: Available at reception and a portable hearing loop is available for groups if requested in advance.

Guide dogs only.

Refreshments and Shop

Café opening 1 September 2020

Group Catering can be arranged, and must be booked in advance. 

Gift shop is within the lobby are of the Museum entrance

Guides tours

Free Story of Jersey film (runs every 30 mins) available with French / German Subtitles. 

For p rivate guided tours, please contact Group Bookings to discuss your requirements.

Download our Visual Story for Jersey Museum & Art Gallery produced in consultation with Autism Jersey.

A returnable laminated map to the museum is available on entrance.

Audio guides are not presently available.

Interpretation language

The Victorian House signage in English and French panels and  English & French audio

Exhibitions in English & French

The Story of Jersey (1st Floor) in English with some French and Portuguese

Free film and exhibition (ground floor) in English, French and German

Group Booking form

Want to visit us?  Complete the Group Booking Form here.