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Memorial 39-45

35400 Saint-Malo, France
+33 (0) 2 99 82 41 74
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Saint-Malo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Lovely garden setting very peaceful and a wonderful tribute for people who lost their lives to help others.

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Bay Area, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

And French language skills, a visit here could be paradise or purgatory. We expected a quick walk-through, but got an hour-long detailed guided visit to the bunker. Our guide delivered in French but spoke English and was willing to answer any questions in English. He was extremely enthusiastic. However, if your interest in WWII is only casual, you may want... More

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plymouth
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

unfortunately we arrived on the the museum was closed, but we had a good look around the bunkers and read some historical facts

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Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Site closed until late March. However, it is possible to walk about outside in a park like environment next to the bunkers. Popular with local dog walkers so watch where you stand !

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This fort and memorial is well worth a visit during a stay at St.Malo. There is a very well conducted and informed tour available of the WW11 bunkers and tunnel system at a modest price. However if you suffer from claustrophobia, perhaps don't do the tour. If you can stand a little confined spaces then the tour is quite a... More

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

We had a good look round the outside and surrounding is beautiful and worth heading over to but unfortunately the opening hours were short.. 15.15 to 16.00 hours in October to be precise so please make sure that you time it right! But as I said it is a beautiful surround and worth having a meander around the whole ramparts!

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USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We toured this museum with a French guide and English translation. My husband is a French speaker and told me the guide followed the English translation almost word for word. The guide was able to answer any question in English. The museum was interesting, especially after visiting some of the War museums in Guernsey. Included is a 45 minute movie... More

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Great museum inside old war bunkers on the edge of St Malo. Tours only in French, with an English card to read, but it doesnt really give enough info, or follow the guide well enough. Interesting things to look at though, and the outisde space (free of charge) has some old gun turrets and a nice walk around the edge... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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282 reviews 282 reviews
82 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

It is quite difficult to find unless you have studied the map in advance. You access by car through the municipal campsite- I missed that and had to find a space lower down. A fascinating visit. The guide had an Englush translation and spoke excellent English. Because we had a few young children the guide spoke very ckeat and deliberately... More

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Staffordshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Great guided tour giving the history and the story of the importance of this strategic site. The narrative is in French, but there's a script to follow and our guide had pretty good English.

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