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The Channel Islands Military Museum
Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in St. Ouen
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Owner description: The Channel Islands Military Museum in St.Ouen, Jersey is housed in a former German bunker sitting right on Hitler's Atlantic Wall. The bunker housed a 10.5cm gun which in the event of a landing would have opened fire on the beach. Today all the rooms in the bunker are full of items from the time, ranging from German military equipment to Civilian items of the time. There are lots of period photographs and stories from local inhabitants as well as a 40 minute commentary.This is the most comprehensive coolection of Occupation artefacts to be seen on the Island. Visitors to the museum are always amazed how much there is to see, read and hear in the museum, no one leaves dissapointed and the entry price is not to be beaten. You will find the Museum at the northern end of the 5 Mile Road in St.Ouen, just opposite Jersey Pearl. Look for the round Nepoleonic Tower (Lewis Tower) and the Museum is just alongside, look for the flag. If you are visiting us by bus please check at the bus station for the correct bus number as it does change during the season. It is also possible to follow the Museum on Facebook, just type in The Channel Island Military Museum, so thats leaving the last "s" off Islands. We update every few days with new items found or pieces which may be of interest that are in our store that you don't normally get to see.
Reviewed 20 October 2013

The German Occupation of Jersey is presented here very thoroughly and the gentleman on duty that day is more than happy to answer any questions one might have. The array of artifacts left by the Germans is amazing and the stories of some of the Islanders who lived through the occupation is quite interesting.

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Reviewed 12 October 2013

A privately owned collection of WW2 memorabilia from the German occupation of Jersey. Housed in an original bunker which is interesting in itself. Most of the bunkers are sealed on Jersey so it gives you the chance to see inside a well preserved one.Not a very big museum but so much stuff is on display you could spend ages in there! Photographs, letters, guns, daggers, uniforms etc.. to name but a few. All very well presented and informative. Entrance fee is £4 adults £2 children. Very reasonable compared to other museums.
It's situated on the west coast almost across the road from 'Jersey Pearl.' We took the bus there 12a, then walked along the coast of St.Ouen's bay to Corbiere lighthouse. Approx 5 miles. Lovely easy walk with many kiosks, toilets, cafe's etc.. en route. This made an excellent day out.

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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Its amazing the effort the Germans went to to defend the Channel Islands, its fun to explore the Gun placements and if you look carefully you can still see names etched into the concrete. The Museum has a good collection and its interesting to see German Artifacts. Well worth a visit.

Thank Howlo
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Reviewed 29 September 2013

So many of the bunkers around Jersey are blocked up so it was great to see it being used. Each room within the bunker had information on what it would have been used for during the German occupation. As well as this there is so much information, letters, pictures, uniforms etc. It is worth a visit.

2  Thank Lianne862
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Reviewed 17 September 2013

So much WW2 memoribillia , radios , guns , silverware , amazing selection of original photographs , very imformative and very well put together , and also has original and replica pieces for sale. Well worth a visit !

Thank TimLempriere
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