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Museum of the Battle of Normandy

9 boulevard Fabian Ware | Web site aint working., 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 51 46 90
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A D-Day museum with extra value

Like most of the D-Day museums in Normandy it has a good collection of vehicles and weapons. What... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Alex N
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Westborough, Massachusetts
Extensive Collection

We visited here, having taken in a visit to the nearby War Cemetery - approx 1 min walk. There is... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Frodo848
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Amesbury, United Kingdom
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Situated near the British Military Cemetery of Bayeux, the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy narrates the battles which took place in Normandy after the D-Day landings, between 7th June and 29th August 1944. The collections of military equipment, the diorama and the archival films allow the visitor to grasp the enormous effort made during this decisive battle in order to restore peace in Europe.
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  • Average8%
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9 boulevard Fabian Ware | Web site aint working., 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Like most of the D-Day museums in Normandy it has a good collection of vehicles and weapons. What this place has that sets it apart from the other places visited it that it has a section on Bayeux and the impact the invasion had on...More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here, having taken in a visit to the nearby War Cemetery - approx 1 min walk. There is free parking for the museum - a car park on site, or some places available in the side road too (free). The museum is wheelchair...More

Thank Frodo848
Reviewed 16 October 2017

A very comprehensive, well designed and laid-out museum. Gives a good understanding of the big picture as well as the tactical level situations. A very good start to a D-Day area tour.

Thank David S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Before doing our Overlord Tour we visited the museum to prepare us for our afternoon tour. Very informative and very well done!

Thank katbob212
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited the museum on our arrival in Bayeux and prior to visiting the Normandy beaches. It is very informative and gives one a great perspective of the history, the landings and battles of Normandy. We did not take in all the information even though...More

Thank westerntravelerah
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This museum is the best and most comprehensive I saw to do with the Normandy battles. Detailed explanations of the weapons and equipment used by all of the armies involved. A must for amateur historians.

Thank RMHMT
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We spent about two hours here and it was well worth it! Very good overview of the battle for Normandy.

Thank CSCTO
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We had spent two days touring around the beaches and the D-Day sights on the Normandy Coast. The film here was most helpful for me to put the story all together into one coherent story. It uses actual footage of the war! My husband really...More

Thank IndieTraveler53
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting Normandy can be overwhelming. There are many excellent museums and important sites to visit. We had one day to spend and made some specific selections that fit our purposes and kept us out of the bad weather for the most part. This museum was...More

Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Exceptional tour highlight of our 4 days in Bayeux! Guide Jon Fletcher was highly knowledgeable and compassionate about this important piece of history.

Thank Ann B
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Elizabeth K
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Response from stephanie d | Reviewed this property |
2 hours should be plenty, enjoy
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Jeff V
6 August 2017|
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Response from Per F | Reviewed this property |
I think so, no security as i remember.
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