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This was the only disappointing museum of the entire day. There was little on exhibition, and the information was also thin on the ground. At 5 euros entry charge I wouldn't recommend this place, sadly.
What a find! Owner is a history buff and collector with a deep passion for all things related to the First division. Stopped late on a rainy afternoon. Owner took us through his collection most of which were acquired with aid of metal detector or...More
The value In this place is owner collector Pierre Louis Gosselin. He is an expert on the subject. If you need a question answered or just want to reminisce, this is the place to go. The collection is small but presented cleanly - just one...More
We were in the Normandy area for 2 days, March 12 and 13, stopped by each day, during the advertised open times, and the museum was not open. I do not know how big the inside is but it looks to be housed in a...More
The museum is after the American Cemetery going East. Make a stop there and it will show you a lot about the Big Red One Company. The owner is a live encyclopaedia by himself. All objects there have its story. Pierre Louis is a local...More
This small museum is a tribute to the 1st Infantry Division founded by one man. He has collected the memories and equipment that was left in his hometown by the Soldiers who helped liberate his town. He has personally taken on the mission to tell...More
The Big Red One was one of the greatest fighting units in World War II. This museum documents its role at Omaha Beach. The curator is extremely knowledgeable and actually met or spoke with all of the surviving members of G Company which spearheaded the...More
Small quick stop on your way to see Normandy American Cemetery and Overload museum. We visited during the #dday73 festival and stopped in this great little museum. The owner had given part of this space as a staging area for those taking part in the...More
An important and wonderful Museum. A must stop for everyone who is interested in D-Day.
Do not skip his one. Aside of the unique collection, Pierre Louis, the owner and manager of the museum is a fountain of knowledge (aside of the fact that he...More
My partner's uncle landed on Omaha beach on June 6th 1944 as part of the Big Red One Infantry Division. On a pilgrimage in Normandy we discovered this amazing little museum, with poignant artefacts collected by the enthusiastic and extremely knowledgeable owner, who spent a...More