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Jersey War Tunnels - German Underground Hospital

Les Charrieres Malorey, JE3 1FU
+44 1534 860808
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Site of the German wartime underground hospital.

We visited this many years ago when it was just a small area open to the public. It has been very... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Aneurin J
Milford Haven, Wales, United Kingdom
Very enjoyable

Very well laid out and informative exhibition. Took us about 2 hours. Just the right amount of... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
Guildford, United Kingdom
via mobile
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A holiday in Jersey is not complete without a visit to Jersey War Tunnels to learn about and experience one of the most difficult periods in the Island’s history.The story of the German Occupation of Jersey is as compelling as it is strange to think that this small area of Britain was Occupied by the Nazis and forced to fly the Swastika for five dark years.The Jersey War Tunnels are no ordinary museum, they are an unforgettable experience. Dug deep into the hillside within St Peter’s Valley, the Tunnels were originally intended to be a barracks and ammunition store for the occupying forces. Today they tell the story of the Occupation, looking at how all sides coped under such extreme conditions and examining the daily dilemmas that were faced by island residents and the authorities, whether Jersey, British or German.Outside the Tunnels, you can enjoy quiet moments in the Garden of Reflection or a woodland walk along the historic War Trail. Refresh yourself in the Pantry Cafe or enjoy the shop and craft activities in LoveBird Too.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Les Charrieres Malorey, JE3 1FU
+44 1534 860808
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited this many years ago when it was just a small area open to the public. It has been very much expanded and is well worth a visit. The story of the tunnels is well told and you can spend at least an hour,...More

Thank Aneurin J
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Very well laid out and informative exhibition. Took us about 2 hours. Just the right amount of information. We were each given an identity card of a person involved in the story which gave an added dimension to looking around. Recommended.

Thank LMK63
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

You will be amazed how big this place is, very interesting. Probably one of the best and most visited attractions on the island. Easily accessible by bus, bus stop 50-100 yards away. Lovely cafe attached, had lunch here which was nice.

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Really atmospheric and informative. Very moving I learnt so much and there were very few people there so had most of the exhibits to myself which could be a bit creepy especially standing in the tunnels still being dug that were just left.

Thank LynneDevon
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Very informative and plenty of time to wander and explore the war years in jersey. It only cost £12 each. Would be an excellent school trip ,

Thank Dee A
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very informative attraction that tells the personal stories of real islanders during the German occupation of WW2. As well as some period exhibits there is also intresting and eductional film and Interactive parts of the museum that are very well done. All set out within...More

Thank BlueNoseBrother
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It was very well laid out and explained what a hard time the islanders had during WW2. You were given an identity card as your ticket and in the cafe all the details of the people on the cards were on display. It made it...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were with two friends who had not visited before. We found the tunnels to be much brighter than before and as would be expected many of the vehicles etc to be the same, the new 'speaking heads' on several displays were interesting. May be...More

Thank denburyjohn
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Went to visit the tunnels with my son since he is very interrested in war history. It was a good exibition, but we somehow expected more, probably because of the brochure of the tunnels and theire website and because we wisited many war museums and...More

Thank Frøydis W
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the interactive experience of hearing, seeing & smelling the history of the wartime hospital. Good value thought provoking day out with quirky touches such as ID cards as tickets & the sounds & use of technology that brought the tunnels to life. Remember tunnels...More

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Response from Badger541 | Reviewed this property |
Tunnels !!
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Yes it's suitable for wheelchairs enjoy your day
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