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Musee des Epaves Sous-Marines du Debarquement

Route de Bayeux BP9, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
+33 2 31 21 17 06
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Outside the norm and fascinating

This museum may not appeal to everyone, but to those curious about all the ships and equipment lost... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
D S
Quirky and interesting.

This is not an easy place to find. We started to walk there following the map given using our... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Jill E
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Cranebrook, Australia
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Route de Bayeux BP9, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum may not appeal to everyone, but to those curious about all the ships and equipment lost during and around the D-Day operations, there is an incredible wealth of recovered tanks, ship materials, and history on display.

Thank D S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is not an easy place to find. We started to walk there following the map given using our phone. It is approximately 2km from the harbour of Port-en-Bessin, on the road to Bayeux. (Not .4 km from our hotel). We were amazed st the...More

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Well worth the visit. This is pretty much a lifetime of personal collecting on view to the public. Outside there are several tanks and ship exhibits all rescued from the bottom of the seas around Normandy all sunk on D Day and the days that...More

Thank Len S
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This museum is full of wrecks and items brought up from the sea, not all WW2 and very interesting. I found it particularly poignant looking at items such as razors and toothpaste tubes, who were they owned by? The german torpedo is amazing, I had...More

Thank kerryb111
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

This little museum is amazing. It comprises mostly of things that were brought up from the sea bed after D Day but each thing has its own story such as the letters found under the drivers seat of a Sherman. The driver was eventually traced...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The original owner passed away and this place is left to some money greedy people. WWII relics must be educational and are part of the worlds legacy. These people are sitting in their garden smoking and waiting for a car to arrive ... then they...More

1  Thank realisticritic
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I visited first visited the Musee in Jul 2010 and for a second time yesterday (Sep 15). Literally nothing has changed! Some of the outside info placards were difficult to read due to weeds whilst most of those inside were in French with little or...More

Thank tracteur2015
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Our family really liked this little museum, which is all about war-related things recovered from the sea since WWII. Objects large and small, diagrams, videos, photos are part of the display. It's a fascinating change from most of the other attractions in the area.

Thank crnls
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I travelled the whole of Normandy looking at the history of D-Day (see my other reviews) and drove past this museum by chance on route to another monument. For me this museum is positively very different to the others I have been to. It's not...More

3  Thank ASE01
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Museum containing items brought up from the sea bed by divers, mostly stuff that went to the bottom of the sea during WW2, including mines, tanks and boats. Interesting film about how the items were salvaged, and why. Not a place full of flashing lights...More

Thank Pigina_Deckchair
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