German Occupation Museum
April - October: daily 10 am - 4.30 pm
November - March: Tuesday to Sunday 10 am - 1 pm
Adults £5 / Children £2.50
About the Museum
The German Occupation Museum in Guernsey is home to what is undoubtedly the finest collection of Second World War relics in the Channel Islands.
The museum is situated at Les Houards in the Forest Parish and was opened in 1966 by Richard Heaume, a founding member of the Occupation Society. The museum uses audio-visual technology, as well as a vast range of display and dioramas to convey the stories and experiences of Islanders during the five years of enemy occupation.
For those who want to explore more of the Occupation story, Guernsey History Trails offers a great app guide which is available to buy. Covering the Occupation 1940-1945, the 2 self-guided tour trails - the St Peter Port Trail by foot and the Island Trail - will let you walk in the path of history while enjoying some of the most beautiful vantage points in Guernsey. Each walk takes approximately 2 hours if you walk it in its entirety or you could alternatively explore by bicycle or car.
The Farmhouse Hotel
The Farmhouse Hotel is a quiet 4 star hotel in the centre of Guernsey's rural countryside. The hotel offers contemporary accommodation in an original 15th century building.
La Barbarie Hotel
La Barbarie Hotel is a converted farmhouse hotel in the heart of Guernsey's rural parish of St Martin. The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, sun terrace and a cosy old farm-style lounge bar with open fireplace and exposed beams.
The Hotel Jerbourg is a 3 star hotel featuring unparalleled sea views across to the neighbouring Channel Islands of Sark, Herm and Jersey. The hotel features a popular restaurant, large sun terrace and outdoor swimming pool.
La Trelade Hotel
La Trelade Hotel is a classic and privately owned 3 star hotel, offering good value holidays. The Victorian building is inviting and provides very comfortable accommodation, and there is an indoor swimming pool, lovely gardens and a health club.
Le Chêne Hotel
Le Chêne Hotel is conveniently situated close to Guernsey Airport, and is only a short stroll from the island's south coast cliffpaths and bays.
Can I get the bus?
Accessible by bus routes 11 and 91.
Need more information?
Call the Museum on 01481 238205
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