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Memorial de Caen Museum Admission Ticket with Optional Audio Guide
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Memorial de Caen Museum Admission Ticket with Optional Audio Guide
from USD 22.81*
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From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Mémorial de Caen tells you the story of the XXth century.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
+33 2 31 06 06 45
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in two minds about whether to visit this because it was a long walk from where we were staying, but in the end were glad we went. It was very informative and in places very moving. We had allowed 3 hours for our...More

Thank susankavanagh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire region is filled with memorials, historical plaques and the like, all worth seeing. This center is built on top of a former command bunker, and is an excellent start to put the entire Second World War in historical perspective, so one understands the...More

Thank Vetlebere
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful tour of the museum while visiting Omaha Beach on our D-Day tour. It was a beautiful tribute and record of the sacrifice of so men on that fateful day. So many wonderful displays!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large museum. I wish I had more time to view the many exhibits. Suggest several hours. There is also an excellent 20 minute movie. In addition to explaining and showing interesting artifacts of the liberation of Europe, there are exhibits of events...More

Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So detailed. Well done. Children interested all the way round. More on Southern Hemisphere experience than most places. Sophisticated analysis.

Thank annawJ8034VW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take your time for this visit. 3 hours should be your plan. Starting from the events leading to the rise of national-socialism in Germany, over WWII to the cold war.... History of Europe's recent century at a glance.

Thank mcraij
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A deceptively large museum, when you first see the exterior. It has very well laid out exhibits, and the audio guide was great to accompany them. Allow yourself more time than you think you need to visit.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Why? How do human beings do this to each other? This museum has purposes - to explore the reasons for the Second World War and to try to help people determine not to let it happen again. On one hand deeply depressing, on the other...More

Thank Dmzmartin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great summary of what was happening in the world leading up to WWII and then great review of WWII and D-Day. Don’t miss the movie at the end or the tour of the bunker

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Large, lots of interesting exhibits very well laid out. Three section Pre 1945. Post 1945. The Normandy invasion. Allow yourself plenty of time If you read everything several hours if you just walk through a couple of hours.

Thank jdlove4
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Christine B
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Response from SriLatha A | Reviewed this property |
Hi There isn’t anything much around :(
1 April 2018|
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Response from Stewart M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are. the visit is long and some of the exhibit rooms are very complicated and can be crowded. Stewart
Larry M
13 March 2018|
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Response from Stewart M | Reviewed this property |
we have visited many times over the past 15 years and never had a problem seeing any of the exhibits or the films. clearly during French school holidays it can be exceptionally busy but it is an essential visit because of... More