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“horsa glider”(18 reviews)
A recreation of the original bridge captured by the British from the Nazis towards the end of World War II, located on the grounds of the Pegasus Memorial.
avenue Major John Howard, 14860 Ranville, France
+33 2 31 78 19 44
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum on our way to the Normandy Beaches. We found the museum to be well planned, informative and interesting. We left the museum with a respect for all of those involved. Thought provoking morning. Definitely worth a visit

Thank KW1973
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial is so emotional it is hard not to be affected by the bravery of all those that took part in capturing and holding this and other bridges in the area. This, the D-day beaches and their memorials and also the cemetery's on all...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could spend hours in the museum, such is the volume and quality of the artifacts on display. The large exhibits outdoors are awe inspiring too. Overall, this is highly recommended to anyone touring the area.

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

to see the bridge recreated is amazing and to think about the pivotal roleit had in WW2 is beyond belief

Thank salonen13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To actually see the bridge at the museum is great after being told the story behind it being bought there,

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was coming home from Brittany and want to let my teenage sons .To see the bridge and go to the museum. So they can feel what made Britain great with the help of the commonwealth. Even now when you are stand on the bridge...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time that I have been to Pegasus Bridge and I still find it intensely moving. The story of the landings in the early hours of D day is well known and the importance of capturing and holding this bridge and the...More

Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a really good museum. It has the original bridge in the grounds - there isn a new one in place now. Well worth a visit.

Thank TravellerGillian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most historic bridges in Europe. It was here in the early hours of D-Day, 6th June 1944, that Major Howard and his men landed and liberated, the first part of mainland Europe to thus freed.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I felt very privileged to walk across the bridge, to see where the 3 gliders landed and the story of Major Howard's brave men when taking the bridge and securing the Caen canal. The canal was a strategic and important part of stopping German supplies...More

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10 October 2018|
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Response from Neal69Derby | Reviewed this property |
About €6 euros. But if you keep the ticket, you can get a discount off some other attractions around the area. Merville Battery is good 👍
16 January 2018|
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Response from Paul P | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, been around the area quite a bit and never saw any Lavender
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7 August 2017|
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Response from Yvonne D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure.