museums and attractions

Attractions in Channel Islands

Heritage attractions on the Channel Islands include the unique Alderney Railway, the German occupation museum on Guernsey and the Pallot Steam Museum on Jersey.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions.

Fort Grey Shipwreck Museum

Rue de la Lague, St Peters, Guernsey, GY7 9BY.
Tel: 01481 265 036.

A Martello Tower built on a small tidal islet to defend Rocquaine Bay, connected to the shore by a raised causeway and is now known affectionately as the…

Transport / Maritime

Hamptonne Country Life Museum

La Rue de la Patente, St Lawrence, Jersey, JE3 1HS.
Tel: 01534 863 955.

  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Dating back to the 15th century the house and farm are brought to life with characters from the Island’s past. Explore the orchard and learn about bygone…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Le Moulin de Quetivel

St Peters Valley, Le Mont Fallu, St Peter, Jersey, .
Tel: 01534 483 193.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

There has been a watermill on this site since 1309. The present granite-built mill was worked until the end of the 19th century, when it fell into disrepair;…

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Castle Cornet

Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port , Guernsey, GY1 1AU.
Tel: 01481 721 657.

  • Parking

Impressive coastal fort containing a variety of museums including one for 201 Squadron RAF (Guernsey's Own).

Other Sites of Interest / Military

Pallot Steam, Motor & General Museum

Rue du Bechet, Trinity, Jersey, JE3 5BE.
Tel: 01534 865 307.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

A fascinating collection of steam engines, including the recent addition of a 1912 Aveling steam roller, tractors, agricultural implements, classic & vintage…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Alderney Railway

Braye Road Station, Alderney, Alderney, GY9 3DA.
Tel: 07911 739 572.

This standard gauge preserved railway is two miles in length. Motive power is a Vulcan 0-4-0D ‘Elizabeth’, two ex LT 1959 Centenary Tubestock and Wickham…

Railways / Heritage Railways

Maritime Museum – Jersey

New North Quay, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3ND.
Tel: 01534 811 043.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Tells the story of the Island’s unique maritime environment and rich seafaring past. Set by the historic harbour of St Helier, the Maritime Museum is…

Transport / Maritime

La Valette Underground Military Museum

La Valette, St Peter Port, Guernsey, GY1 1AX.
Tel: 01481 722 300.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Covers all the main aspects of Guernsey's history with main focus on the German occupation in 1940s.

Other Sites of Interest / Military

German Occupation Museum

Les Houards, Forest, Guernsey, GY8 0BG.
Tel: 01481 238 205.

Part of Fortress Guernsey: Relics of the German occupation during WWII, a five storey observation tower and a 10.5cm gun casement complete with original…

Other Sites of Interest / Military

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