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D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum)

2 Village de l Amont, 50500 Saint-Come-du-Mont, Carentan-les-Marais, France
+33 2 33 23 61 95
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Flight Simulator Ride in the beginning is great!

We went here with our 2 sons (ages 6 & 9) and they really enjoyed the "briefing" followed by the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MariWolfe929
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Stuttgart, Germany
Thrilling simulation

Thoroughly enjoyed the plane simulator. Could understand what it felt like to be a paratrooper. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dlboehm912
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Lowell, Massachusetts
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Discover D-Day Experience and its different areas made up of :  two museums,  an immersive and one of a kind attraction in the wolrd  a memorial dedicated to the airborne troops»  and a gift shop Set in the heart of a historical place, the site spans across 10,000 m2, thus inviting you to live an amazing experience that combines both educational and entertainment learning. Our site includes two museums dedicated to the airborne troops who fought during World War II, an airborne wall and two shops (militaria and gift shop). You can extend your visit with the historical route to retrace the steps of the men of the 101st division.
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2 Village de l Amont, 50500 Saint-Come-du-Mont, Carentan-les-Marais, France
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+33 2 33 23 61 95
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here with our 2 sons (ages 6 & 9) and they really enjoyed the "briefing" followed by the flight simulator ride. It was very realistic and the highlight of the visit! We also enjoyed going through the 2 museums. This is not a...More

Thank MariWolfe929
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the plane simulator. Could understand what it felt like to be a paratrooper. The adjacent Dead Man's Corner Museum was small, but interesting.

Thank dlboehm912
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was advised to go and visit this place and I was pleased that I did. The simulator was really good. The museum was well laid out and I thoroughly enjoyed the walk through in the Dead Mans Corner house.

Thank raggedydoctor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duped is the single word I think of when processing our experience at the museum. The Museum has a marvelous website with a well-organized children's guide (print before going). It sounds engaging. Indeed artifacts are very well presented and tell a story. Unfortunately, the simulator...More

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely a place to visit in Normandy! Great opportunity to salute and remember what 101st Airborne and the US Army did for us (I am French!), the flight simulator feels very realistic, the collection inside the museum is a very comprehensive one, with a very...More

Thank Karine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience, very worthwhile, excellent for every age, particularly interesting for serving and retired military

Thank Capeld273
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be easy to think of this museum only in terms of its superb flight simulator experience (more of that later) but actually it has some of the most personal, thought provoking, and sobering displays I've seen anywhere. It approaches the subject of D-Day...More

Thank CorinthianExeter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An iteresting collection of D-day items with a thought provoking simulator experience. Certainly worth the visit.

Thank Shaun K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if your in the area and excellent value for money with the flight simulator. Bringing history to life, wonderful experience.

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This museum moved me to tears. It was absolutely superb and not to be missed. The plane ride is unbelievable and brings it home to how scared our hero’s must have felt. Thank you to the owners who have made history tangible. I will never...More

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Ian M
18 April 2017|
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Response from Sally J | Reviewed this property |
Contact the museum directly, they all speak very good English.
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jlc72
4 April 2016|
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Response from safety86 | Reviewed this property |
I'm would suggest 2-3 hours unless it is during the June 6th events. I was there during the events and was it an hour wait to get in the C-47 simulator. I don't think it will take very long during other dates.
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margaretmagee
28 August 2015|
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Response from Emmanuel A | Property representative |
ADMISSION CENTRE HISTORIQUE DES PARACHUTISTES DU JOUR-J Combined ticket 2 museums (D-Day Experience + Dead Man's Corner Museum): Adults: 12 € - Child (6-17 years): 9 €. Family Pass (2 adults + 3 ch.) 40 €.
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