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Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Another must see museum

Found this by chance, but so glad we did, five floors of exhibits and a good story of how it was... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
622AndrewW
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Wirral, United Kingdom
Great musuem

Fab museum though the stairs may be a bit much for some. Very informative and I'm sure if it wasn't... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
sarahdonnelly246
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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The bunker was built in 1943/44, on a special design. I fact, as the coast was very low, the Organization Todt had to erect the 17 meters tower to increase the range finder’s range. This was the Fire Control post of the defenses of the river Orne...more
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Avenue du 6 Juin, Ouistreham, France
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Found this by chance, but so glad we did, five floors of exhibits and a good story of how it was captured by one officer and three men against over fifty Germans its exceptional. The view from the top floor on D-day must have been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Fab museum though the stairs may be a bit much for some. Very informative and I'm sure if it wasn't raining you would get a great view from the top. Worth the admission for sure.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sarahdonnelly246
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The Bunker to the Atlantic Wall Museum is quite remarkable. Used during the occupation as a fortified observation point, it tells the story of the German part in D-Day, and the subsequent battle.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

A German bunker of the "Atlantic Wall" with an engaging story that was just one part of the drama and horror of the Allied invasion of France. The Royal Engineers captured this place during the British/Free French landing on Sword Beach in 1944, and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ElSteveo82
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Interesting educational displays of the defensive structures built to protect Hitler from the Allied invasion and the equipment used. Many stairs, somewhat cramped quarters; some low ceilings because this is a real bunker. The vehicles on display outside are worth the price of admission by...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Fascinating insight into the workings of the Atlantic Wall. The story of its surrender will have given the Royal Engineers something to tell their comrades about over a pint later that day!

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a couple of hours here, very interesting exhibits inside and outside, has a powerful story to tell. Our children (7 and 9) also enjoyed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KerryR1979
Reviewed 5 August 2018

It is a bunker and has an interesting history. The displays are good and the history of the construction and fall of the bunker are well set out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidecolyer
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Poignant is a fair description. Taking this battery undoubtedly saved many lives but at a high cost. Sadest thing? A remembrance cross placed in a bullet hole at the entrance to a bunker. LWF - Never !!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohnK363
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

An interesting museum with a lot of things to see inside. We were there for around 1 1/2. Hours and made a good visit for our 9 and 5 year olds It was nice that you could look though the range finder on the top...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Doodles13
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Response from MrsKitty53 | Reviewed this property |
€7.00 when we went . They do have their own website with an English version
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russ b
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Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open as others have said. I dont think there is any parking at the museum (its in a residential area) but it is only a very short walk from the free car parks in the town. Directions are clear and the Tourist... More
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