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Truly Amazing Experience

While I have visited Juno Beach several times before and have been honored to actually visit with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank M
Ontario, Canada
What a great surprise

Like previous reviewers, we were also on a tour and happened to go by this house around lunch time... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Stuart, Florida
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34 Promenade des Francais, 14990 Bernieres-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I have visited Juno Beach several times before and have been honored to actually visit with Nicole inside her house on three separate occasions it is always heart warming to return to what is believed to be the first house liberated on Juno Beach...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Like previous reviewers, we were also on a tour and happened to go by this house around lunch time, when the owner was outside with her family having lunch. We had just been told about the church steeple a few blocks away and how there...More

Thank elindoo
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I am now 85 and for many long years I’ve often wondered just what happened to a young Canadian soldier that got to know and were very friendly with during his short stay in our Hampshire village Headley. Walter was camped in a tent encampment...More

1  Thank kennethsharman3
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This house was liberated June 6, 1944 by Canadian troops coming ashore at Juno Beach. It is sometimes known as Queen's Own Rifles House. Our group was privileged to be able to enter the house and hear the stories told by the owner.

Thank Daleb0422
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Really powerful experience seeing the first liberated house the Canadians overtook and perhaps the first in France overall. The house has modest plaques around it showing the history as well as memorials and a big Canada flag on the house. There is a large Inukshuk...More

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This was a great tribute to the Canadian Soldiers who landed here. The photos and the plaques were great. Then to see the kids toys in the yard made people know what they had fought for.

1  Thank abnguero
Reviewed 3 August 2017

What can be said. Visit this place, learn the history and hear the stories told by the occupant staying at the house. He was very well versed in the history of the house and very welcoming. From the story of when a Vet who apologized...More

1  Thank scott499
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Some will say, "It's just a house" but if you can appreciate the history behind it then it's certainly a worthwhile thing to see. Seeing is about all you'll do and, if you can imagine what it would have been like to stand on this...More

1  Thank Canada27
Reviewed 7 April 2017

What can I say? I was part of a Canadian Battlefields Tour group in August 2016. After visiting the Juno Beach Center, we proceeded to La Maison des Canadiens and by chance the couple looking after the house on behalf of Hervé Hoffer were there...More

2  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

As the first house to be liberated by the Canadian troops at Juno Beach on D Day it was an honour to visit and acknowledge the efforts of those who fought for our freedom. So heartwarming to see these troops honoured through memorials throughout the...More

1  Thank Keith B
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