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Jersey Museum and Art Gallery

'Something to do every day' - Jersey Heritage.

Jersey Museum presents history from 250,000 years ago when the first people arrived in Jersey and continues through the centuries to explore the factors that have shaped this unique island and the people who live here.
 

Find out why Jersey remained loyal to the English Crown despite being so close to France; listen to Jersey-French being spoken; learn about the Island's traditional farming industry and watch fascinating archive footage of the early years of tourism.

On display in the Art Gallery you will find the work of Claude Cahun, recognised worldwide as one of the leading artists of the Surrealist movement. Jersey Museum cares for one of the largest collections of Cahun's work, which comprises photographs, original manuscripts, first editions, some of her books and personal material. You will also have a chance to explore the perfectly restored Victorian Merchant’s House with traditional gas lamps and period furniture transporting you back to Victorian times.

How to get there:

Any bus to Liberation Station bus terminus, then short walking distance. No on-site car park but parking for cyclists. Disabled parking in the immediate vicinity, public parking in Pier Road.

Seasonal status:

Open Daily, 10:00 - 17:00 April - October. See website for Winter opening times.

https://www.jerseyheritage.org/

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