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One museum Two stories!

A neat little museum about both the DDay landings and the story of the America, a legend of early... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
LouisL2445
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Courseulles-sur-Mer, France
A small museum worth a visit if in the area

This is a small sized museum in the centre of Ver-Sur-Mer. It is signposted off the main coast... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
gmk30
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Cardiff, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The name is a little mis-leading! We visited the museum as part of a very short stay in Normandy and we were staying about 100m away. Super museum, split into two areas. I was interested part that related to the D Day landing (Gold beach)...More

Thank Marc O
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

More interested in the history of the Normandy landings than of Captain Bird's transatlantic flight, the latter was nevertheless engaging and informative. The real gem for us however was the exhibition about D-Day and the planning that led up to it. We lost track of...More

Thank Trish F
Reviewed 5 May 2018

A neat little museum about both the DDay landings and the story of the America, a legend of early aviation! Worth the visit for both parts, very iwell presented

Thank LouisL2445
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Located only 12 mins drive from Arromanches-les-Bains, this very smart & compact museum is most definitely worth a visit. The museum covers 2 topics of interest - firstly the 'America' museum documents aviation pioneers of the North Atlantic route, in particular, the first official airmail...More

Thank Frodo848
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I wasn't too sure what to expect at this small museum. The main exhibit is about the crash-landing of a plane, 'America', just off the coast, and the subsequent events. This is interesting not only of the tales of early trans-Atlantic flights, but also the...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a small sized museum in the centre of Ver-Sur-Mer. It is signposted off the main coast road. There is a car park a short walk away. There is an admission charge of 4.50 euros to enter. The staff at the museum are friendly...More

Thank gmk30
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great little museum. Had the place to ourselves. Lots of interesting exhibits to peruse. Good value for money.

Thank abarnett617
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a private museum that does not offer a lot. The diary as are really up informative and there is little to recommend this space in an area so rich in good museums.

Thank TripMember111820152
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Excellent informative museum. Plenty on offer easily accessible. Good place to visit. Staff were very helpful.

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 30 October 2015

I was mildly disappointed with the experience with the experience of the museum. There are far better museums in the area that go into more detail than what was shown here. The displays are okay and tell a brief history on what went on in...More

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