A peaceful and ancient site where you can visit one of the oldest buildings in the world

At La Hougue Bie you will discover traces of life in Jersey from Neolithic times to the German Occupation of World War II.The Neolithic passage grave is one of the 10 oldest buildings in the world (4000–3500 BC). Its ancient chamber was once a sacred space for rituals and ceremonies and was built to align with the rising sun at spring and summer equinox. On top of the prehistoric La Hougue Bie mound is a 16th–century Christian chapel with spectacular views. Nearby is a replica Neolithic Longhouse where you can talk to our volunteers about life in the New Stone Age. You can also visit a German command bunker from World War II and follow the story of forced workers brought to Jersey by Organisation Todt.

Heritage Pass

4 sites for the price of 3

Enjoy wonderful days out at Jersey’s spectacular castles, historic houses and fascinating museums.  Offering great value for money, the Jersey Heritage Pass gives unlimited access to 4 sites for the price of 3 and are valid for 7 days.

Passes are available to buy at Jersey Heritage sites.

Adult (16+): £40.55

Senior (65+): £36.60

Child/Student: £26.90

Family: 2 adults & 2 children £121.95

Children under six are free

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New

Exhibition

Unearthing Le Câtillon II – the world’s largest Celtic coin hoard opens in our brand new gallery.  You’ll explore what might have led people to bury a hoard of 70,000 coins and jewellery in Jersey 2,000 years ago.

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Places to Visit

Dolmen de Faldouët

A free-to-access dolmen built around 6,000 years ago to align with the rising sun on the spring and autumn equinox.

History

The Coin Hoard comes home

The story of Le Câtillon II, the largest hoard of Iron Age gold and silver coins, jewellery and ingots ever found in Western Europe.

Places to Visit

Hamptonne Country Life Museum

A picturesque country farm estate from the 15th century sharing the story of Jersey’s rural life.

Places to Visit

Mont Orgueil Castle

A medieval castle with links to the English Crown and amazing views across to France.

History

La Cotte

At La Cotte de St Brelade (La Cotte) in Jersey, appearances are deceptive but there is more to it than meets the eye.

La Hougue Bie Bride and Groom hold hands at alter

Weddings

Getting married?

A canopy of green trees shelters La Hougue Bie, providing a real rural feeling to this peaceful wedding location.

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