Occupation Museum, Guernsey

This item appears on page 4 of the December 2019 issue.

Guernsey, one of Britain’s Channel Islands, was occupied by Nazi Germany from June 1940 to May 1945. Those years are commemorated by artifacts and dioramas at the Occupation Museum (Les Houards, Forest, GY8 0BG, Guernsey; phone +44 01481 238205, www.germanoccupationmuseum.co.uk).

At the museum, you can see what life was like under German occupation as well as examples of artillery, a 4-wheel enigma encryption machine and even a horse gas mask.

The museum is open daily, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., April 1-Oct. 31, and 10-1, Nov. 1-March 31. £6 (near $8), adult, or £3, child.