The museum did very well on early times but the part that we wanted, from the time of William the Conqueror to present day was missing. Perhaps it is being polished up.
This was a very interesting museum. There were artifacts that I have never seen before as well as some photos that were interesting and sad at the same time. One gets a sense of real unity between the Allied Forces and the bravery of the soldiers and leaders. It was a great experience and well worth the trip out to... More
Enjoyed all the attractions & exhibits at this museum. Like the planes & models & equipment that was used in the war! Likes posing in front of the tanks !
The picture above of the twisted gun is not in front of the Normandy Museum--rather it is in front of the Memorial Peace Museum in Caen. Please make the change so you do not give readers any incorrect information. thanks
A small regional museum depicting life in Caen from its beginning in history. Costs only 3EUR and the visit will take you about 30 minutes. Free for all under 26 years old.
Since we were in Caen, we decided to have a bit more history on Normandie itself (and not WWII events). This museum is dedicated to the history of Normandy, from start to today. Very well laid out and informative. It is very inexpensive and is perfect for mature folks. Children will not like it, nothing for them unless they are... More
This is an expansive museum which covers the events leading up to WWII and covering the European Theatre as well as covering aspects of the Pacific Theatre. The pictures are haunting and really helps you realize what sacrifices were made on all accounts. There is an awesome black and white silent movie not to be missed which shows the preparations... More
The Normandy Museum is the small museum in the château ducal in Caen and not the D-Day Peace Museum. The Normandy Museum in the castle is a great place to take a school class after touring the castle of William the Conqueror. It is free for school classes, if one calls the museum to let them know, a class is... More
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