Gunner in Militia Costume points musket at the camera

What’s on?

We bring stories to life, through living history, tours, activities and events. So that no matter how you can choose to enjoy it, we can help you find your place in the Island’s story

Exhibition panels
Trade Roots
15 August 2022 - 31 December 2023

A powerful exhibition that examines the evidence of the Island’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade.

A stone with early line drawings otherwise known as a plaquette, highlighted with spot ligh
The Jersey Plaquettes
1 December 2022 - 29 October 2023

Engraved stones found in Jersey are the the earliest art forms discovered in the British Isles.

Person in white coat and purple protective gloves puts a display of gold and metal jewellery in a case
Searching for Jersey’s Celts
1 March 2023 - 31 October 2023

The world's largest Celtic hoard was discovered in Jersey, this exhibition explores why people might have buried it there.

Gunner in Militia Costume points musket at the camera
Master Gunner
1 March 2023 - 31 October 2023

Stand to attention for the Midday Parade and prepare yourself for the resounding bang of the signal gun.

Women dressed as housekeeper from 1600s
1 March 2023 - 31 October 2023

Meet Rose Le Brun, the Bouonnefemme at Hamptonne, who will let you in on local secrets and village gossip.

Hamptonne Couple listen to guide in courtyard
Hamptonne Tour
1 March 2023 - 31 December 2023

Take a tour of Hamptonne with one of our volunteer guides.

Mont Orgueil Castle walking up steps
Mont Orgueil Tour
1 March 2023 - 31 December 2023

Take a tour of Mont Orgueil Castle with one of our volunteer guides.

Two people read sign inf front of a replica neolithic longhouse
Longhouse Tour and Fire Lighting
1 March 2023 - 31 December 2023

Learn about the Neolithic Longhouse at La Hougue Bie and watch one of our volunteers light a fire using authentic techniques.

Elizabeth Castle two boys sit on green to listen to guide
Elizabeth Castle Tour
1 March 2023 - 29 October 2023

Take a tour of Elizabeth Castle with one of our volunteer guides.

Family arrive at a historic venue
La Hougue Bie Tour
1 March 2023 - 31 December 2023

Take a tour of La Hougue Bie with one of our volunteer guides.

Women in 17th century costume sits at a spinning wheel
Wool Spinner
5 March 2023 - 31 October 2023

Watch the ladies of Hamptonne use the Jersey spindle wheel to create local textile crafts.

The word Bouônjour written on a red background
Drop in for Jèrriais
1 June 2023 - 31 December 2023

Every week there's an opportunity to experience some Jèrriais, as speakers and learners meet up to use Jersey's own language.

Exhibition space with colourful walls
Bouan Appétit!
15 July 2023 - 30 December 2024

An exhibition celebrating Jersey’s rich heritage of farming, fishing and food.

Sir Francis Cook man takes photo of toys
Meet the Collections
7 October 2023 - 2 December 2023

Behind the scenes to look at objects and artwork in our collection.

archaeologist at work
Past Climates of Jersey talk
20 October 2023

Geologist Dr Tom Stevens takes you on a tour through Earth’s climate history & what we can learn from Jersey’s exceptional climate records.

Mont Orgueil Castle children take picture of Queen Elizabeth II portrait
Brilliance Trail
21 October 2023 - 5 November 2023

Explore Jersey's rich cultural heritage through the Brilliance Trail, which offers a glimpse into the Island's past.

Man stands and gives talk
Lunchtime Learning
25 October 2023 - 13 December 2023

Are you a Jersey Heritage Member, who'd like to learn more but pressed for time?

animation of 5 children dressed for halloween
Ghostly Tales
28 October 2023 - 29 October 2023

Gather by the fire for some ghostly tales

A digital representation of a totem pole made of light with four people walking around it
3 November 2023 - 17 December 2023

Totem is an interactive audiovisual installation that invites audiences to explore human connectivity.

Illustrated book with title St Brelades Bay
22 November 2023

Local historian Colin Isherwood talks about the Guest Books of Soldatenheim II

School group at La Hougue Bie 3
Young Archaeologists Club
2 December 2023

YAC is the perfect club for anyone aged 8-16 years old who is interested in archaeology and discovering how we learn more about our history.