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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.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
+33 2 31 06 06 45
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did a half day at the museum and then took one of the afternoon guided tours of Omaha and Sword beaches and the American Cemetery. The museum is remarkable in the level of detail presented. You could easily spend an entire day. We kind...More

Thank JDW25Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw this listed in my travel guide book and I believe that the hotel desk manager mentioned it also. We rented the audio guides and I'd recommend those. The museum is very large with a lot of exhibits to take in so enough time...More

Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful museum focussing on WWII and the Cold War. There is an incredible amount going on at this museum - very fascinating. Recommend at least a few hours and to visit the bunker and the gardens as well!

Thank Megan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best tour ever! We were so lucky to have “ Rosinne”! The museum was so informative, and the food ( I was not expecting) was excellent! Duck confit perfectly cooked! From the museum we continued with the tour to the D day landing beaches! Rosinne...More

Thank MoandMari
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank dlboehm912
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

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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 +
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.
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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