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Memorial de Caen Museum Admission Ticket with Optional Audio Guide
from US$ 23.67*
ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
Memorial de Caen Museum Admission Ticket with Optional Audio Guide
from US$ 23.67*
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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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Esplanade General Eisenhower | Cs 55026, 14050 Caen, France
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+33 2 31 06 06 45
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My husband booked our tour directly thru the museum which proved to be perfect. Our tour included a full history of the Battle of Normandy, stops at D Day beaches and the American Military Cemetery. The tour started at 1pm. It does not include the...More

Thank cbell_13
Reviewed yesterday

This museum deals with several aspects of pre-WWII, WWII and even into the cold war. It is easy to call it an educational place as it will contain facts that you may not have heard before. There are movies available as well. If you need...More

Thank MisterTravels21
Reviewed yesterday

The Memorial of Caen is one of the most tasteful memorials I've seen. The Gardens of Remembrance of beautiful, a fitting tribute to the heroes who were killed in the fight for freedom. The bunker museum is a great visitor attraction, and the overall experience...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic visit here. Apart from the memorial being huge and taking hours to see we were lucky to meet an English veteran who pointed himself out on photo. What are the chances of that. Great day.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Memorial of Caen is huge and is quite physically demanding if you are not fit and active. However, when the staff noticed my walking stick they very kindly offered me a wheelchair which I declined. Later I regretted not accepting the offer. The museum...More

Thank 63John63
Reviewed 5 days ago

Allow four hours to do justice to this very well presented and curated memorial and museum. Each section is thoughtful in its presentation.

Thank jgregson59
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were en route to Saint Malo and stayed in Caen visiting the Caen Memorial on the drive to St Malo. Despite spending an excellent 3 hours we would have liked to stay longer. The layout is excellent and the audio guide is well worth...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an overwhelming experience, almost too much. The timeline is easy: 1918-1935, D day landings and the battle of Normandy, Berlin 1945-1989 and the Cold War. But there are a lot of items to see, of text to read, of films, too much for...More

2  Thank Smiep
Reviewed 1 week ago

This memorial is well done and contains so many displays, videos, and memorabilia that you should allow a full day! The cafeteria has delicious, affordable, "quick" food, but there is also a full-service restaurant.

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is one of the best we have ever visited. We spend an entire day there, and we could have stayed much longer. The best thing about this place is that it tells the story of war in an informative and non-sobbing way. It...More

2  Thank S_Hvass
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Christine B
20 May 2018|
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Response from SriLatha A | Reviewed this property |
Hi There isn’t anything much around :(
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lexie2013
1 April 2018|
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Response from Stewart M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are. the visit is long and some of the exhibit rooms are very complicated and can be crowded. Stewart
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Larry M
12 March 2018|
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Response from Stewart M | Reviewed this property |
we have visited many times over the past 15 years and never had a problem seeing any of the exhibits or the films. clearly during French school holidays it can be exceptionally busy but it is an essential visit because of... More
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