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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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Excellent Overview of D-Day Action

This museum is quite good and gives a great explanation of the D-Day invasion (the hows and whys... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Austin, TX
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 4 days ago
Alex N
Westborough, Massachusetts
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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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  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“minute film” (23 reviews)
9 boulevard Fabian Ware | Web site aint working., 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 51 46 90
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is quite good and gives a great explanation of the D-Day invasion (the hows and whys). The museum describes the details of the invasion as well as the overall actions. Allow at least 2 hrs - if you want the details of the...More

Thank Austin_TXTexex
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
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1 September 2017|
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Response from stephanie d | Reviewed this property |
2 hours should be plenty, enjoy
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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20 January 2017|
Response from barhumbug2014 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is about 15 minutes walk from the centre of town. If you've got a smartphone, the town (Bayeux)has a free wi-fi connection so you'll be able to use your Google maps to find. Easy as pie. Sorry for not getting back... More