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Address: 9 boulevard Fabian Ware, 14400, Bayeux, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 46 90
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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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Good museum situated opposite the British World War 2 Cemetery. Lots of exhibits outlining the key personnel and action of the Battle of Normandy including a film of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 May 2016
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Good museum situated opposite the British World War 2 Cemetery. Lots of exhibits outlining the key personnel and action of the Battle of Normandy including a film of the Normandy campaign.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We opted to go to this museum which is one of many in the area. What we liked is the scale is doable and provided many of the main points from all perspectives. It was well balanced and provided a true appreciation for the experience. I would say for die hard WW2 historians or buffs it may not be big... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

A fitting reminder of recent history. Visit everything if you can. Look at the photographs all around. Take time to see the movie and it will inform you. You might want to revisit some displays later now you have more knowledge.

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Camborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We visited the museum as part of our trip to Bayeux and were pleasantly surprised at just how much information was on display. There was so much to see that it almost became information overload! The vehicles and equipment on display are very well presented and the film was worth seeing too. Like most of the attractions in the area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We recently completed a four-day stay in the beautiful Village of Bayeux. The purpose of our trip was to take the Overlord TOURS to the Normandy beaches. We had a free morning our last day and decided to go to the museum in Bayeux. This was a very pleasant surprise the museum is certainly well worth your time to visit.... More 

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Springfield, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The extensive displays of WWII equipment in realistic dioramas made this a superb visit - it's amazing that much of the equipment remains intact and in good condition. This is the best collection of tanks and other vehicles I saw in my two week visit - a must for WWII history afcionados.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Extremely informative. Easy to spend 2-3 hours if you want to read everything, watch the movie and appreciate the events that took place. This is an important museum to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

A very interesting museum not just a museum to read history but lots of interesting exhibits of what it was like, and a very interesting 10 minute film to be seen, well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum with excellent exhibits. They are well laid out and handsomely done. Explanations are in French and English. There is a very good video describing D-Day +60.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Really good place to start when visiting the D Day landing, Bayeux was the first town to be liberated and the museum is I great place to start before you go off the see the beaches. Informative and make sure you see the short film it really helps with the background to the whole Normandy D Day landings

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