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Memorial of Caen

Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
+33 2 31 06 06 45
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Memorial de Caen Museum Admission Ticket with Optional Audio Guide
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D-Day Tour Including Guided Visit of the Mémorial de Caen Museum, Lunch and...
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Mémorial de Caen Museum Admission and Guided Tour of D-Day Sites from Caen
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From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Mémorial de Caen tells you the story of the XXth century.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“berlin wall” (26 reviews)
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Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
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+33 2 31 06 06 45
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent museum telling story of WW2 and beyond from French persective. Extenisve section on the Battle of Normandy very informative after going on the tour of the D-Day landing beaches. Enjoyed the Cold War section going all the way to the fall of Berlin Wall...More

Thank 402margo
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is amazing and well worth an afternoon. We didn't make it the whole way round in the two hours we were there, and the time just flew. It's really thorough and sensitively deals with the two world wars from beginning to end.

Thank Emily N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plan on spending several hours here to view the exhibits in the various buildings. The D-Day film was excellent.

Thank dlboehm912
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are retracing the steps of the D Day invasions you will end up in Caen as most of the paratroopers converged here along with the forces from the beach landings. The Museum offers an impressive array of artifacts and informative videos and displays....More

Thank drgaines
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this museum. Very complete history of the town, and specially D-Day and World War 2. Also there are other temporary exhibitions, which are as good as the main one. To complete the visit, you can go into a WW2 german bunker. Its...More

Thank shei211
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the memorial of Caen in early September. We were traveling with a group from Paris on a day trip. We arrived in late morning and spent almost three hours reviewing all the areas of the museum. It is very comprehensive...More

Thank omcclellan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has improved considerably since our last visit. Staff in the basement "maze" would help the experience considerably.

Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought this was going to be more focused on the D Day invasion but it encompasses all of WWll including other than Europe. Very informative and very well laid out. The underground bunker and the much smaller D Day exhibits are also worthwhile. Give yourself...More

Thank Freedomatlast99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably the best war memorial in Normandy and a must for anyone interested in how our past generations fought to preserve our freedom and liberty. You can’t help but be moved as you work your way through the memorial, if in Normandy this really does...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum not to be missed. There is a lot to see and would be best to focus on one or two sections. The audio guide enhances the visit.

Thank ATA186338
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Kathryn P
20 August 2017|
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Response from R K | Reviewed this property |
Yes - give yourself lots of time ~ 4 hrs +
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gr00tje
14 March 2017|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure about port. I took train from Paris, stops in Caen where the World War museum is. Then you travel on train to Bayeux where you take tour to visit Memorial and Beaches.
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ackermanl2016
30 October 2016|
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Response from Tom H | Reviewed this property |
Lots of information in English - I spent a couple of hours in the museum and learned a lot - very informative and well done.
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