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Battle of Flowers Museum

Le Mont Des Corvees
St. Ouen
Jersey
Channel Isles
JE3 2ES

In the history of the famous Jersey Battle of Flowers, which first began over a century ago, the creator of the exhibits in this Museum is without doubt a living legend. Miss Florence Bechelet entered her first exhibit in the Jersey Battle of Flowers as long ago as 1934, when as a young lady of just 16 years of age she became fascinated by the challenge and spectacle of this colourful annual event.

The Museum was eventually opened in 1971. The exhibits are all made from Harestails and Marram grass and memorabilia of the earlier years are also on display.

Meet the Zebras, 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella in her magnificent coach going to the ball, polar bears, wolves, lions, pandas, Clydesdale horses, elephants, kangaroos, huskies, Father Christmas and his four reindeers delivering his presents early in the summer sunshine and many more animals/exhibits all life size.

The "Bevy of Beauties" (forty flamingos) exhibit was a special commission for a visit by the Queen of England and Duke of Edinburgh to Jersey in 1978.

Well worth a visit - not to be forgotten for adults and children alike.

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Route C114.

Battle of Flowers Museum Postcode for SatNav: JE3 2ES

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