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Address: | Auf Der Halbinsel la Cite Gelegen, 35400 Saint-Malo, France
Phone Number: +33 (0) 2 99 82 41 74
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Only guided visits. I came late for the last one. Seems to be very interesting judging by the external equipment, by itself worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Only guided visits. I came late for the last one. Seems to be very interesting judging by the external equipment, by itself worth a visit.

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Berridale, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This beautifully maintained site is a fitting memorial to those who lost their lives in the liberation of the city of Saint-Malo from the German occupiers 70 years ago. The numerous defensive installations are easily accessible and very impressive.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Check it's open before visiting. The tunnels and museum has been closed on the 3 visits I have made there. Great views and impressive defensive ww2 bunkers

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

After climbing to the monument, I just wanted to look round the wartime bunker and was ready to pay €6. The guy behind the desk said it was a 2 hour visit and all in French, so I said thank you and left.

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Herts
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282 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

It is sad that so many people lost their lives in this town, not only as soldiers but as the resistance. The monument with all its names is very moving.

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Maynooth, Ireland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit although delivered almost entirely in French. For 6 euro per adult one gets to see a 45 minute film on the assault on St Malmo 1944. This is followed by a tour of the underground bunker system which we were told took 2,000 men 18 months to build. There are explanatory handouts in English for... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Museum is located in one of the German anti-aircraft bunkers within the fortifications built within the courtyard. We saw a documentary and an exhibition including photographs, models, weapons and documents about WWII in St Malo. On the platform, there were about 30 bunkers erected which were serviced by underground passages with pillboxes. The whole region was fortified, this included... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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