Introducing 'Heritage at Home'

Introducing 'Heritage at Home' -›

Jersey Heritage has launched a new online hub called ‘Heritage at Home’ so that it can continue to share the Island’s history as widely as possible....

 Sites closed due to Coronavirus

Sites closed due to Coronavirus -›

Jersey Heritage is closing all of its visitor sites and Jersey Archive to the public with immediate effect following the latest advice from the Government of Jersey for Islanders about the Coronavirus...

Delay to sites opening for the season

Delay to sites opening for the season -›

Jersey Heritage regrets to announce a delay to the planned opening of its sites for the start of the new season. The decision has been made as a result of the current situation regarding the Coronavir...

Family History Festival is postponed

Family History Festival is postponed -›

Jersey Heritage regrets to announce the postponement of the Family History Festival 2020, which was due to take place at Jersey Archive this coming weekend (20-22 March). ...

Jersey Big Weekend

Jersey Big Weekend -›

Be part of the first ever Big Weekend on 28 & 29 March and you could win FREE tickets for you and your family to take part in an adrenaline fuelled adventure or discover one of Jersey's hidden gems....

Come and record your Jersey story

Come and record your Jersey story -›

How did you and your family end up living in Jersey? Have you lived here all your life or did you arrive a few years ago? Whatever the answer, Jersey Heritage would like to hear from you....

Community time for rarely-seen collection pieces

Community time for rarely-seen collection pieces -›

Islanders – young and old – are being given an opportunity to “meet” rarely-seen items stored by Jersey Heritage, as the collections are opened up to the public and also head out into primary schools....

'Lib 75' inspires popular Archive talks

'Lib 75' inspires popular Archive talks -›

Jersey Heritage's popular 'What's Your Street's Occupation Story?' series of talks has a new theme for 2020, taking inspiration from the 75th anniversary of Liberation this year....

Come to Jersey Museum for just £1

Come to Jersey Museum for just £1 -›

Entry into Jersey Museum & Art Gallery will be just £1 over the last weekend of the year to mark the final few days of the 'Handmade Jersey - A Work in Progress' exhibition. ...

Christmas market, baggywrinkles and Bergerac!

Christmas market, baggywrinkles and Bergerac! -›

There is plenty going on at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery this weekend, including Jersey Heritage's popular 'A Victorian Christmas' market, baggywrinkle-making and the chance to meet stars from '80s TV ...

Le Hocq Tower - first season a success

Le Hocq Tower - first season a success -›

Le Hocq Tower in St Clement has proved to be a hit with the public, with nearly 1,000 people taking the opportunity to look inside the Tower during its first season as an interpretation centre....

Sculpture Restoration

Sculpture Restoration -›

We are currently working with local companies to repair a sculpture and improve a water feature in a pond in the Jersey Museum courtyard. ...

Any French roots in the family?....

Any French roots in the family?.... -›

Does your family have any French heritage? Would you like to trace your family’s French roots? Jersey Heritage is looking for Islanders who would like to do just that!...

NEOLITHIC LONGHOUSE WINS AWARD!

NEOLITHIC LONGHOUSE WINS AWARD! -›

The Neolithic Longhouse at La Hougue Bie is officially award-winning! It scooped the ‘Volunteer and Community Projects’ category at last week’s prestigious Association of Heritage Interpretation (AHI...

Whole school heads to Castle for the day

Whole school heads to Castle for the day -›

The whole of St John’s Primary School will be spending the day at Elizabeth Castle, with students immersing themselves in the history of one of Jersey’s most iconic landmarks...

Come and “meet” rarely-seen objects

Come and “meet” rarely-seen objects -›

Rarely-seen objects and documents will be on display as part of an exciting new series called ‘Meet the Collections’, which is being launched by Jersey Heritage this month....

Excavations restart at La Cotte

Excavations restart at La Cotte -›

Archaeologists return to La Cotte de St Brelade at Ouaisné next week to restart excavations and begin an exciting new phase of discovery at the iconic Ice Age site....

La Cotte: help us to uncover its story

La Cotte: help us to uncover its story -›

A new fundraising campaign is raising money to enable archaeologists to return to one of the most important and iconic Ice Age sites in Europe - La Cotte de St Brelade at Ouaisné. ...

Jersey faces 100-year records backlog

Jersey faces 100-year records backlog -›

The Government of Jersey has been criticised by an independent panel for failing to properly protect records and for causing ‘unacceptable’ delays to access to public documents. ...

Longhouse shortlisted for award

Longhouse shortlisted for award -›

The Neolithic Longhouse at La Hougue Bie ­– a new attraction for visitors to the site and educational resource for schoolchildren – has been shortlisted for a prestigious Association of Heritage Inter...

Hawksford Castle Chase 2019

Hawksford Castle Chase 2019 -›

Jersey’s only lunchtime beach trail run is back. Now in its third year, the Hawksford Castle Chase 2019 will take place on Thursday, 26 September between 12pm-1.15pm. The annual event raises money for...

Public asked to help protect ancient dolmens

Public asked to help protect ancient dolmens -›

The Island’s heritage organisations have joined forces to appeal for the public’s help to protect Jersey’s ancient dolmen sites. It follows serious damage to La Hougue de Vinde at Noirmont, where a ma...

Jersey Collection on display in America

Jersey Collection on display in America -›

An exhibition that includes 21 original Claude Cahun images from Jersey has opened at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) in San Francisco. Photo by Gary Sexton Photography...

Historic environment resurvey results

Historic environment resurvey results -›

Just over 4,000 historical sites in Jersey are being safeguarded for the future following a major resurvey of the Island’s buildings and places. The resurvey was carried out between 2010 and 2017 and...


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