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Memorial of Caen

Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
+33 2 31 06 06 45
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Memorial de Caen Museum Admission Ticket with Optional Audio Guide
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Mémorial de Caen Museum Admission and Guided Tour of D-Day Sites from Caen
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D-Day Tour Including Guided Visit of the Mémorial de Caen Museum, Lunch and...
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From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Mémorial de Caen tells you the story of the XXth century.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“berlin wall” (28 reviews)
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Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
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+33 2 31 06 06 45
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"cold war"
in 114 reviews
"berlin wall"
in 28 reviews
"second world war"
in 43 reviews
"four hours"
in 17 reviews
"amazing museum"
in 10 reviews
"wwii museum"
in 22 reviews
"we spent hours"
in 17 reviews
"events leading"
in 12 reviews
"modern museum"
in 10 reviews
"french resistance"
in 15 reviews
"german bunker"
in 18 reviews
"french perspective"
in 11 reviews
"audio guide"
in 52 reviews
"normandy landings"
in 24 reviews
"d day beaches"
in 36 reviews
"great overview"
in 10 reviews
"history buff"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum and experience are great. I want to give fellow travelers some advice about public transportation to the museum from the train station. There are not enough taxis when the train from Paris arrives. There is a public bus near the train station costing...More

Thank WanderingBedouin
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second visit to the Memorial and this time I took a friend. We had planned to spend a couple of hours here, but time flew by and we left after about 5 hours. The exhibits and stories are compelling, thought-provoking and heart-breaking....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is the main reason for a tourist to be in Caen. Almost 80 years after WW II we still do not seem to have learnt our lessons from that brutal war. It is a sobering experience, and should be followed by a visit...More

Thank CharleyG
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The memorial goes thru the history of WWII and is definitely worth seeing. Lunch at the restaurant was good too.

Thank Jeanie K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very good museum, not New Orleans WWII good but good. The biggest challenge we encountered was the lack of taxi's running to the train station to pick you up. We waited 20 minutes for one. When we got there we were on...More

Thank Mistigc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place we just went in for a quick look round but ended staying a while very informative and nice shop

Thank Vaughan B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The story line goes from the causes of WWII all the way through the falling of Berlin Wall. The key focal point of course is WWII and the actions in Normandy, but the museum touches nicely on all the things before and after that had...More

Thank FrancCAR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Awesome museum and I would totally recommend to anyone and everyone interested in WW2. The museum has an abundance of artefacts and memorabilia, designed in a most fantastic way as you walk around, lots of pictures, videos, cinema shows to aid understanding. It caters...More

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is easy to find and has ample free parking. The museum is large and clean. It is not cheap although there is a lot inside for you to see. The museum takes you along a set route of exhibits coursing the end of...More

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An impressive collection on a historic site, but what really sets the museum apart is its narrative. The Normandy Museum honors the significance of the Normandy landings without glorifying them. It paints a nuanced and well-balanced picture and doesn't fail to shed light on sensitive...More

Thank edhui5
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Christine B
19 May 2018|
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Response from SriLatha A | Reviewed this property |
Hi There isn’t anything much around :(
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lexie2013
1 April 2018|
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Response from Stewart M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are. the visit is long and some of the exhibit rooms are very complicated and can be crowded. Stewart
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Larry M
12 March 2018|
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Response from Stewart M | Reviewed this property |
we have visited many times over the past 15 years and never had a problem seeing any of the exhibits or the films. clearly during French school holidays it can be exceptionally busy but it is an essential visit because of... More
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