Alderney Society Museum

Alderney, United Kingdom

Alderney Society Museum, the principal museum in Alderney, is located in the Old School House. Exhibits there fully reflect the history of the town and include a collection of rare maps, a list of British Regiments stationed in Alderney starting with 1732, old records, the 1940 Census of Alderney, finds of the Elizabethan shipwreck, and many rare artefacts. The museum is administered by the Alderney Society, which established it in 1966 with the purpose of creating 'an organisation dedicated to the historical, environmental and scientific promotion of the Island of Alderney'.

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Founded: 1966
Category: Museums in United Kingdom

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Adrian Barwick (9 months ago)
Very interesting very detailed about the war occupation with the Germans
Martin Richardson (10 months ago)
Exceeded my expectations. One of the best local museums I have ever visited. Everything from the ice age to modern day. Highly recommended.
Anthony Bunton (12 months ago)
A very cool little museum to visit. I didn't know much of the history of the island and it's German invasion before visiting and it's got a such fascinating story. Doesn't take too long to go round, but we'll worth the visit.
Nick Munro (3 years ago)
Lovely local museum, small but plenty to see and read about the island
Chris Moore (3 years ago)
Well worth a visit
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