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Maisy Battery

7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
0044-7411-93-21-97
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Supereb day out

This battery is outstanding and the selection of genuine WW2 memorabilia is incredible. The history... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mikejames593
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Romford, United Kingdom
Brilliant day out. Very humbling

We went with 3 children 6, 8 and 11. We all had a fab day. Exciting, informative and humbling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth M
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The Maisy Battery is a huge German WW2 Headquarters and Gun Batteries that was left buried in the fields of Normandy for the past 60 years. Only re-opened in 2006 this site now stands as the largest in Normandy of its type with over 3km of trenches open for you to see along side personnel buildings, ammunition tunnels, Hospitals and many more buildings that you can walk through and explore! Private tours are available on request taken by the owners. This is really a unique site to see on this coast!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This battery is outstanding and the selection of genuine WW2 memorabilia is incredible. The history and authenticity of the place is staggering .Friendly knowledgeable staff

Thank mikejames593
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with 3 children 6, 8 and 11. We all had a fab day. Exciting, informative and humbling. Quite emotional. Def a must visit and very very reasonable in price.

Thank Elizabeth M
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you and the kids enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again once our museum is built!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely a hidden gem for those interested in WW2 and especially D Day.Myself and a friend called in on motorbikes last year and repeated the visit this year as there is just so much to see a memorable visit! A lot of the site is...More

Thank Kevonamotorbike
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your visit and that you keep returning. Hope to see you again when we have our museum built!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The host called Dan was very friendly and knowledgeable. There is lots here to see and learn about the history of d day. There are plans to dig up the rest of the site in the near future so there will be even more to...More

Thank goat78
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving a review! Glad you enjoyed your visit and you'll need to come back again when we've dug some more plus we'll have a museum on site!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute hidden gem! You won't find it by accident. Well worth the trip just to see the layout and clever build of this network. Take your time and explore the buildings too.

Thank Andrew B
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really great and important battery. It is recently discovered and as a result seems to have an authentic genuine atmosphere compared with some other sites. Well worth a visit. Do not just look at the car park and think there is not...More

Thank 2017CCC
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived without knowing anything about Maisy Battery (we were driving to Point du Hoc and saw a sign for it) we were delighted to have stumbled across it. We loved the fact that it wasn't your typical site this is pristinely looked after but has...More

Thank Timothy E
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife & I visited Maisy on the 7th June 2017, we had already visited Longue Sur Mer, Omaha, Gold and numerous museums but this place was the most interesting by far and with an incredible history in its part in the D Day landings....More

Thank Dave E
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. See you in 2 years!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are the least bit interested in the story of the Allied Landings on D Day and beyond, you must visit the Maisy Battery! Slowly emerging from the the soil, where it has been entombed for the last seventy years, the Battery has an...More

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DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and talking to us. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On D-Day why were Allied Rangers sent to Pointe du Hoc, on the coast of Normandy in northern France, to climb up 100ft (30m) cliffs and attack an empty gun battery? Gary Sterne author and owner of Maisy Battery suggests that Pointe du Hoc was...More

Thank GJVincent
DanMaisyBattery, Manager at Maisy Battery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thank you for your review. Is there anything you think we could improve? We welcome any suggestions. Pointe du Hoc was under construction and there were no working guns at the time of D-Day but the Allies knew this. Please feel free to e-mail...More

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DJSaylor
Procedures for physical access to the property and specific hours when open and accessible during period from April 29-May 9, 2017. I have recently read Gary Sterne's book, "The Cover-Up at Omaha Beach: D-Day, the US Rangers, and the Untold Story of Maisy Battery."
27 January 2017|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi, Glad to hear you have read the book. I hope you have enjoyed it. During that time frame we will be open from 10AM - 4PM every day. If you would like to visit outside of that or book a private tour with myself please... More
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LTCSZ
Hi: Can you provide me with the contact information for Gary at the Maisy Battery? I will be visiting in January when, I understand, the Battery is normally closed, but I also understand that he sometimes gives private tours...Thanks a lot! Steve in Kansas
29 November 2016|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You should be able to contact us through the website. Sadly I cannot post website names or email addresses on here but google should find us no problem. Best Wishes Maisy Battery
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