Join us at Mont Orgueil Castle on Sunday 18 June for a day of cannons and catapults.



Mont Orgueil Castle

Opening Times

Dates & Times

19-11-2017 10:00 19-11-2017 16:00 36 Discovery Days Visit for details Mont Orgueil Castle Jersey Heritage DD/MM/YYYY Sun 19 Nov 2017 10:00 - 16:00

17-12-2017 00:00 17-12-2017 16:00 36 Discovery Days Visit for details Mont Orgueil Castle Jersey Heritage DD/MM/YYYY Sun 17 Dec 2017 00:00 - 16:00

Discovery Days are days dedicated to family fun and learning; an opportunity to find out more about Jersey’s history at every Jersey Heritage site. Discovery Days are aimed at children from reception to Year 6. They are an interactive, fun and family friendly way of exploring Jersey’s past. 


Entry Fee

Normal admission fees apply.  Jersey Heritage members go free.  Children under 6 years of age also go free.

2017 Discovery Days 


Cannons and Catapults - Mont Orgueil Castle

Sunday 18 June - 10am to 4pm

It’s time for the second Discovery Day of the year Sunday 18 June 10am-4pm

Have you ever wondered how a cannon is made? Would you like to discover how to defend and attack a castle? Join Jersey Heritage for a number of fun challenges and creative activities to enjoy with your family and friends this Sunday. Meet the Blacksmith who actually helped to build the cannons for Mont Orgueil, take part in the cannon drill and experience the thrill of firing your own catapult!

Autumn Adventures - La Hougue Bie

Sunday 17 September - 10am to 4pm

Jersey Heritage will be looking forward to the change in season by celebrating the onset of Autumn. Come along whatever the weather, create something beautiful, get your hands dirty and learn about the great outdoors with Kazz Padidar, our expert for the day.

Vikings - Maritime Museum

Sunday 19 November - 10am to 4pm

A fantastic fun, family day out with a Viking theme. Learn cool stuff about our Viking heritage with creative activities, puppet show, trails, music  and an actual Viking - she's not at all scary.

The Magic of Christmas - Jersey Museum and Art Gallery

Sunday 17 December - 10am to 4pm

Discover the Magic of Christmas at Jersey Museum.


Jersey Heritage Members go free

Non-members - normal admission prices apply