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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 D-Day primer

The museum displays are a bit dated by modern standards. But it offers an excellent primer to the events. Highly recommended to do this the day before visiting the Normandy... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The museum displays are a bit dated by modern standards. But it offers an excellent primer to the events. Highly recommended to do this the day before visiting the Normandy beaches.

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Set on a hill above Omaha beach, lies the remains of 10,000 brave souls who gave their lives to free Europe from Hitlers rule.. It was sad reminder of the cost to be paid for freedom.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

A wonderful and informative museum with so interesting and thought-provoking artifacts and displays. The interactive videos were fabulous.

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

We found this museum to be very informative and well programmed for all to understand. The cinema was excellent with its English interpretation of the invasion of Normandy. Something not to be missed when visiting Bayeux

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Brisbane, Queensland
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

I was very impressed with this museum. There was a good balance between information and artifacts on the D-Day landings and the on rest of the Normandy campaign, of which I knew little about compared to the main event of 6 June. The lay-out was sometimes confusing and I found it was easy to unwittingly lose your place chronologically. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

There are numerous WWII museums in Bayeux and the beaches. In our opinion you do not need to visit each as they are much the same. We did visit Bayeux on Sunday 5 June and the city celebrates the liberation on the closest Sunday to 6 June. It was a great day with a liberation re-creation convoy down the main... More 

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Redwood City, California
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This fabulous museum tells slightly different stories than the other war museums in the region. This one focuses on the people and the reporters who brought us heart wrenching stories while putting their lives at great risks. It provides a deeper dive into each country's operation and showcases the equipment used such as guns, vehicles, and uniforms. The memorial dedicated... More 

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Interesting displays from the time. Also a cinema presentation about the battle and areas it involved.

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Niota, Tennessee
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Beautifully kept, inspiring so many American lives given to save Europe and the world. Good bathrooms, beautiful view of cliffs and lovely chapel.

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

This is a fine museum and is within a healthy walking distance from the center of Bayeux. The film presentation is excellent and a good starting point to gain an understanding of the whole picture of the Normandy invasion of 1944. It's focus however is over-whelmingly American and perhaps that was the reality of the event. As a Canadian who... More 

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