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Curious minds can discover an island that wears the traces of its colourful past. Jersey’s rich and multi-layered history spans from Ice Age mammoths to swashbuckling battles and stories of resistance in the wartime occupation. History is very much alive in Jersey, where everything is within easy reach.  

Jersey Heritage

Jersey Heritage is the custodian of many of the island’s unique historical sites. Discover Jersey’s maritime past, explore iconic castles, learn about Jersey's unique heritage or find out more about Jersey's rural past. Jersey Heritage can advise how to make the most of a school visit to one of their museums or sites and can show you how to link these visits to your curriculum. They also have a series of loan boxes full of fascinating artefacts available to borrow for classroom study. They can also suggest informative history walks for many parts of the island including: St Helier town centre, St. Aubin’s Fort and many of the iconic towers and harbours around the island. Depending on the time of year where resources allow, Jersey Heritage staff can also give talks on many historical topics from pre-history to modern-history.

EXPLORE THE PAST

Jersey War Tunnels

Jersey War Tunnels tells the true story of wartime Jersey in an immersive way. A great place to get a true picture of what life was really like in Jersey during WWII. The exhibition is housed within an underground tunnel complex, built by the Germans using slave labour. By bringing the occupation to life, the exhibits help today's young people to appreciate the hardship, the heartache and the heroism of this period. In addition to the exhibition, visitors can also enjoy the war trail, garden of reflection, visitor centre, café and gift shop.

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Jersey War Tunnels Escape Rooms

Experience a real-life adventure game filled with mystery and brain-teasing clues at the Jersey War Tunnel Escape Rooms. They will have to use their wits to find clues, break codes, solve puzzles and find the key to their freedom. Using powers of observation and problem solving skills, the team will have to work together to escape. Age 15+

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