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Jersey War Tunnels
The Jersey War Tunnels are no ordinary museum; they are an unforgettable and moving experience.

Jersey War Tunnels

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Opening Times & Entry

Opening hours and admission prices can be found on the Jersey War Tunnels website


About the War Tunnels

No holiday to Jersey is complete without a visit to the War Tunnels to learn about one of the most difficult periods in the Island’s history. The Jersey War Tunnels are no ordinary museum; they are an unforgettable and moving experience, serving as a permanent reminder of the German occupation of Jersey.

Formerly known as Höhlgangsanlage 8 (Ho8), the tunnel complex is dug deep into the hillside within St Peter’s Valley and was originally intended to be a barracks and ammunition store for the occupying forces. It took nearly three and a half years to build, with the work being carried out by forced and slave labourers who were brought to the Island from all over Europe.

Today, the War Tunnels tell the compelling story of life in Jersey under occupation and feature a series of thought-provoking galleries looking at the diverse experiences of all those who live through it, whether Jersey, British or German. Outside the Tunnels you can enjoy a quiet moment in the Garden of Reflection or a woodland walk along the historic War Trail.

At the end of your visit refresh yourself in the beautiful surroundings of the Museum’s bar and café, or visit the unique sweet shop. If you’d like to learn more about the Occupation of the Channel Islands there is an extensive range of books covering all aspects of the period in the Museum shop.

Recommended Accommodation

Where can I park?

There is plenty of free parking available at Jersey War Tunnels.

Is there disabled access?

Jersey War Tunnels is fully equipped for disabled visitors both inside the Tunnel complex and in the Visitor Centre and Café.

Visitors are advised that the walk through the Attraction is approximately one mile and conditions are generally cold and damp so coats are advised. The Garden of Reflection and War Trail are not suitable for disabled access.

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available: wheelchairs are free of charge and mobility scooters may be hired. Visitors are welcome to bring their own wheelchairs and mobility scooters for use in the tunnels.

Guide Dogs are permitted.

Can I get the bus?

Jersey War Tunnels is serviced by Liberty Bus: Route 8 – all year around / Route 28 – From 14th April – 3 November.


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