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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...more
Boulevard Fabian Ware, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 51 46 90
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All reviews great museum military equipment informative museum british cemetery on display minute film visited this museum great overview normandy campaign worth a visit normandy landings both sides small museum two hours world war bayeux tapestry normandy area
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to see for the history of all the battles that occurred in the Bayeux area during World War 2. In addition they have lots of military equipment that kids from 4-18 will love to see and appreciate. Lastly for the consumer, you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NeilOrillia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is very informative and has lots on display. It covers the wider Normandy campaign from boths sides and not just D-Day alone. The museum is large with a small cinema and good exhibits. You can buy joint museum and tapestry tickets at the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chrisr170785
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am glad that we took the time to walk to the edge of town and visit this museum as it was very informative and gives a balanced view of the battle of Normandy. There is a very good, short film and much equipment and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Diand11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not mentioned in the same breath as the high profile Normandy museums like the Utah Beach Museum or the American Cemetery Museum, but if you are in Bayeux, this is worth a stop. A really nice display of military equipment from the Normandy campaign era....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NC-OIB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found the film in English summed up the museum well . It’s about 25 minutes long and has much interesting detail . There are tanks and ammunition in the museum and overall you get a clear pictures of what happened on the D Day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum of the Battle of Normandy in Bayeux is the best of it’s kind in France. It gives an outstanding overview of the battle, highlights the generals of both sides, and has lots of easy to read maps. There are also many artifacts of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eliot F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's relatively little in this museum that would encourage a special trip to visit it, but it's worth a visit if you're in Bayeux; particularly as the price of a Tapestry/Gerard/Battle ticket is good value. The film that is shown is well balanced and informative.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JohnWhitaker
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Allow 2 hours to visit this small museum, a short walk from the center of Bayeux, and a nice complement to a D-Day beach Tour. Lovely staff and great little “movie”

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mimi3100
Reviewed 28 January 2019

We really enjoyed our visit to this museum - the displays were informative and well laid out. We left here having a greater understanding of the Battles of Normandy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JulieDsTravels
Reviewed 18 January 2019

This was one of our three-museum ticket (also tapestry and MAHB) museums, and this proved an excellent preparation for our later visit to the Normandy beaches. We learned a lot about the German occupation of this part of France, from the photos etc and from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Karen G
23 August 2018|
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Response from DLS01 | Reviewed this property |
18:30 through September; then open until 18:00 October-December.
8 April 2018|
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Response from JohnO201 | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know of there's a ban on it as I was able to take some pictures with no flash
13 March 2018|
Response from Lance4983 | Reviewed this property |
Every film is in English. I cannot say when they are show in English but it seemed to be most of the time.