This is a replica bridge. The museum has the real one. Nice to walk on it but that is all really. Go into the cafe to look at the memorabilia but only have a coffee. Food not worth buying and over priced. Def go museum
About Pegasus Bridge
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From 0016 to 0018 on 6 June three gliders landed within 50m of the bridge. The soldiers then took the bridge and held it despite counterattacks until relieved by Lord Lovet and his commandos. The courage and skill of these soldiers is without question.
My three sons got together for a birthday treat for me to visit Normandy. I think it was a 'bit of a laugh' for them until they saw this place and realized it's importance on D-Day, then the mood changed. The first British soldier and...More
an astonishing bit of history. Almost unbelievable this happend. It is so good that the bridge was copied so that it is possible to have a glimpse of what happened.
If you visit the museum, you have to take the 2 minute walk to the bridge itself and walk across it. There is a little park to the side of it with memorials to the men who landed here and liberated the town.
Amazing story ,a must see great museum .pegus bridge and the story of the gliders and the landing ,go to the museum and see the gliders, Great display outside in the grounds .
The museum here has the original bridge on display together with glider fragments and lots of memorabilia. There are plenty of personal accounts to read which bring the displays to life. After the museum visit its just a short walk to the new bridge and...More
Quiet place, with important historic bridge. You can drink and eat at the Cafe which is was the first liberated building in france during the D-Day Landings. . . . .served by the lady who was alive as a little girl in her parents cafe....More