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Address: 9 boulevard Fabian Ware | Web site aint working., 14400, Bayeux, France
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+33 2 31 51 46 90

Situated near the British Military Cemetery of Bayeux, the Memorial Museum...

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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An excellent museum

Whilst on a day trip to Bayeux, my family and I visited the museum of the Battle of Normandy. Entry is not free, but you can get multi-tickets that offer entry to multiple... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2016

Whilst on a day trip to Bayeux, my family and I visited the museum of the Battle of Normandy. Entry is not free, but you can get multi-tickets that offer entry to multiple attraction is Bayeux. My ticket had entry to this and the Tapestry Museum, which cost 12 euro per adult. This museum was about a 10-15 minute walk... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had the chance to visit this musee. The tanks outside were just a taste of some of the historic artifacts inside. Our kids enjoyed seeing/touching the tanks/guns/vehicles as well as looking at the dioramas. If you had the time, reading all the information and historical content would give you a more well rounded experience. We could not do all... More 

Thank greggah
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Nice place to visit if you are interested in WWII history. There were no specific information that you could not find in the internet though. Should have more items like diorama instead just map

Thank ncc73205
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The museum is a walk through affair with a 10-15 min film show. It was interesting but considering just up the road there is the biggest war cemetery in Europe there could have been an explanation of quite a few things like why this place was chosen.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

As a family I feel like we've learned a lot about the Normandy landings whilst we've been on holiday. This museum is really good at explaining what went on and how. The video is excellent and the whole place is very detailed. The only thing I would like to have seen more of was some real life accounts from some... More 

Thank Graham W
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

A really interesting museum, a lot of information and presented in a easy to read, audience capturing layout. One of the better museums with a lot of detail...we spent 2 hours here and needed to rush as it was closing (rooms close at 5.45), so make sure you leave yourself enough time. There's a film which takes 25 minutes which... More 

Thank Anna C
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

If your travelling around Bayeux and interested in the history of WWII, this is a must see. Close by the cemetery, you need to allocate about 1-1.5 hours to fully see the museum. The museum offers a really great overview of the war, those involved and commanding parties, details of the battles fought, and the invasion into Normandy. This is... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This museum was well laid out and provided an informative look before going on a tour of the landing beaches and sights. I especially liked the exhibit on the role of embedded journalists, as this is an area often overlooked in war museums. There's a short film that plays which is definitely not to be skipped.

Thank Johnna R
United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

A lot to see and read. With a small section on the French Resistance, pity there wasn't more on the Resistance as they payed a important part in the build up to , and during the Invasion. Very good.

Thank Jan B
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Great for the history enthusiast. The movie was great. Perfect to go the day before day tour. Great ally and German exhibits.

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