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Pegasus Bridge

avenue Major John Howard, 14860 Ranville, France
+33 2 31 78 19 44
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Private Tour: Normandy Landing Beaches, Battlefields, Museums and Cemeteries...
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Mémorial de Caen Museum Admission and Guided Tour of D-Day Sites from Caen
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A recreation of the original bridge captured by the British from the Nazis towards the end of World War II, located on the grounds of the Pegasus Memorial.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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avenue Major John Howard, 14860 Ranville, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful memorial, if you study WW2 or have any relatives who fought in the war, absolutely visit this location. Great experience, will definitely bring my family again. Wonderful memorial, if you study WW2 or have any relatives who fought in the war, absolutely visit this...More

Thank Hutch B
Reviewed 11 December 2017

What a truly inspiring and amazing place. The guides here are so knowledgeable and put me and my father correct on some of the facts that we never bottomed out with my Grandfather who jumped at Troarn with 8th Bn Parachute Regiment ( he was...More

Thank WellTravelledAbroad
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This is a replica bridge. The museum has the real one. Nice to walk on it but that is all really. Go into the cafe to look at the memorabilia but only have a coffee. Food not worth buying and over priced. Def go museum

Thank Kay R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

From 0016 to 0018 on 6 June three gliders landed within 50m of the bridge. The soldiers then took the bridge and held it despite counterattacks until relieved by Lord Lovet and his commandos. The courage and skill of these soldiers is without question.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Best part of the Museum is the outdoor displays: the original bridge, a Horsa glider, and the Bailey bridge.

Thank deeturner
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My three sons got together for a birthday treat for me to visit Normandy. I think it was a 'bit of a laugh' for them until they saw this place and realized it's importance on D-Day, then the mood changed. The first British soldier and...More

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

an astonishing bit of history. Almost unbelievable this happend. It is so good that the bridge was copied so that it is possible to have a glimpse of what happened.

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

If you visit the museum, you have to take the 2 minute walk to the bridge itself and walk across it. There is a little park to the side of it with memorials to the men who landed here and liberated the town.

Thank Lulu026
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Amazing story ,a must see great museum .pegus bridge and the story of the gliders and the landing ,go to the museum and see the gliders, Great display outside in the grounds .

Thank Gary_Lynne
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The museum here has the original bridge on display together with glider fragments and lots of memorabilia. There are plenty of personal accounts to read which bring the displays to life. After the museum visit its just a short walk to the new bridge and...More

1  Thank sennockred
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Nelykel
15 January 2018|
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
Saw fields with poppies, no lavender.
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Gaynor B
7 August 2017|
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Response from Yvonne D | Reviewed this property |
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Truckerone
14 December 2016|
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Response from LewPontypridd | Reviewed this property |
It depends on how interested you are in WW2 but The Bridge and museum are a must as is the Cafe.We had a nice ham roll and coffee there. Also the War cemetery at Ranville. Hope this helps?
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