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Musee du Debarquement no. 4 Commando

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There are a very great number of museums in this part of France so the standard of the smaller ones... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
peterggreen2018
Brings it all back vividly

Excellent small museum with a very good film of the training of the commandos and their return to... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Sitting facing the beach it commemorates, the No4 Commando Museum is small, but contains some lovely artifact. The DVD telling the story of the Free French part of D-Day is very interesting, a story little told in the UK. The information boards are in both...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This is rather small compared to most museums but it contains a fair deal and the entry price of only 5€ is worth it for the video itself. One thing I did find disappointing though was the lack of a souvenir shop, I was hoping...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Situated on the front in Ouistreham .it was very interesting. Mainly in French but videos and films have Englizh sub titles. We found out so much about my husband's brother who was in NO 3 Commando and trained at Achnacarry where the No 4 were....More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Having studied the Commandos from an early age I specifically drove to the town from Utah to visit this after overlooking it on my initial planning. Sadly I was very disappointed considering it is relatively expensive when compared to the multitude of other museums. Whilst...More

Thank James_Scic
Reviewed 11 June 2018

There are a very great number of museums in this part of France so the standard of the smaller ones has to be high. The No.4 commando is one of them. That said it is specialised to the No.4 commando unit and is therefore of...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

The personal experiences of the French men of no 4 Commando were very moving, and the film is well worth staying for.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Excellent small museum with a very good film of the training of the commandos and their return to France with some moving images. Subtitles. Lots of items on display - they cram a lot in the limited space in this traditional museum.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Documenhts the landing logistics very well. A definite stop as part of your D Day landings tour. Good show pieces and props. Worth a visit.

Thank AHidler
Reviewed 3 September 2017

A small Museum with plenty of exhibits. Well worth a visit. Many photos and many exhibits. Understandably, the exhibit wordings are in French David r NZ

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is a small museum, focusing on the French commandos who took place in the attack on Ouistreham. The highlights are the film about this, and the excellent models which show the layout of German defences. The other exhibits are large collections of the normal...More

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Their web site says it opens from 15/03/2016 until 31/10/2016 Open every day from 10:30-13:00 - 13:30-18:30
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