Castle Cornet & Museums
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Castle Cornet is Guernsey's ancient harbour fortress, which was isolated upon a rocky islet until the construction of a breakwater and bridge in the 19th century. Dating from the 13th century it was periodically upgraded, withstanding sieges during the Hundred Years War and English Civil Wars. Collections: Substantial collections of maritime art, weapons, medals, militaria, uniforms, ship models, Roman and medieval archaeology, ship-building and privateering.
Fort Grey & Shipwreck Museum
c/o Guernsey Museums & Galleries, Candie Gardens, Guernsey
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Fort Grey is located on Guernsey's rocky west coast, near the infamous Hanois reefs and the site of many historic shipwrecks. The small martello tower contains a museum about Guernsey shipwrecks, with many salvaged artefacts and related illustrations.
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Hauteville House is where Victor Hugo lived in exile for 15 years (from 1856 to 1870). An enthusiastic collector of secondhand furniture and bric-??-brac, he brought back a profusion of chests, sideboards, carpets, mirrors, crockery, figurines and other objects from his excursions around the island.