Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery
2019 Opening Times
Open daily from 25th January to 31st December 10am - 4pm
Closing at 5pm between 22nd March and 3rd November
Adults £6.50 / Children 7 - 18 years & Students £2.00
The Gardens are open until dusk all year - free entry
Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery is located in Candie Gardens, a late 19th century pleasure garden in St Peter Port. Opened in 1978, the Museum’s design incorporates the old Victorian bandstand from the garden into the structure and won a British Museum of the Year Award in 1979. Admire the historic greenhouses during your visit.
The Story of Guernsey
The main gallery tells “The Story of Guernsey” and reflects the long and rich history of human activity in the islands. Families will particularly enjoy the Discovery Room with its interactive activities and dressing up box.
Rona Core Art Gallery
The Rona Cole Art Gallery, was opened in June 2012 by the internationally-acclaimed local artist, Peter Le Vasseur. It hosts nearly 200 light-sensitive water colours which are contained in specially built drawers.
Shop & Café
The Museum also features an audio-visual lecture theatre which is shared with La Société Guernesiaise and a shop selling a range of publications and souvenirs. Café Victoria, located in the bandstand itself, serves light meals and refreshments in a setting with wonderful views over the islands.
Duke of Richmond Hotel
The Duke of Richmond is a 4 star hotel situated close to St. Peter Port town centre, featuring a large sun terrace, outdoor swimming pool and popular bar and restaurant.
Best Western Hotel de Havelet
The Best Western Hotel de Havelet is a beautiful Georgian house on the outskirts of St Peter Port town centre. The hotel features an indoor swimming pool, restaurant and grill.
The Pandora Hotel is only a ten minute stroll from St. Peter Port town centre and is located in an elevated position overlooking Guernsey's capital.
Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Fantastically located in the centre of St. Peter Port, The Old Government House is the only establishment in Guernsey to offer 5 star luxury including extensive Spa facilities.
Marton Guest House
The Marton Guest House offers a quiet escape from the busier areas of St. Peter Port, featuring terraced woodland gardens in which to relax after a long day exploring Guernsey.
Duke of Normandie Hotel
The Duke of Normandie is a 3 star boutique hotel in Guernsey's town centre, featuring a popular bar, a beer garden and a sunny courtyard.
Les Rocquettes Hotel
Les Rocquettes Hotel is a popular 3 star hotel on the outskirts of St. Peter Port, family-owned and run since 1946. The hotel features an extensive leisure complex and swimming pool.
Can I get the bus?
Many bus routes go to Candie Gardens: 31, 41, 42, 61, 71, 81
Where can I park?
Parking available a few minutes away: at Monuments Gardens and Beau Sejour
Is there disabled access?
Yes, Guernsey Museum offers good disability access
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