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Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie)

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Address: Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: 02 31 30 47 60
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A very enlightening and a very sobering exhibit. So much history and so many stories of those who fought for freedoms. This is a must see!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

You can learn a lot about Normandy in a short time here. It start way back in the stone ages and gives you a good idea of the past and present.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

This was a great museum. It's well done & very interesting. The underground section used by the Germans was especially unusual to see. We definitely recommend taking a day from Paris to do the Normandy tour. It is well worth your time.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A very enlightening and a very sobering exhibit. So much history and so many stories of those who fought for freedoms. This is a must see!

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Todmorden, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We spent a couple of hours strolling around the grounds of the castle & museum. The museum was not bad but not the most interesting museum to vist.

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Orillia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

very good presentation of history from prehistoric to present. Gives a good over view of the area and explains a lot about the region. Worth it, even if it were alone, but it is in the Castle of William conqueror to boot. Note: don't park in Chateaux Underground garage....go around the castle mound and enter from the back and park... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

no matter what there is always some thing you can learn, thank you so much, great information, great place

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Easy bus ride from Caen to the Museum. Where they drop you off is not where you get back on, it is across the streeet

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Mane, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I was amazed: it's a small museum but it houses a rich collection. The ground floor is devoted to archeology in Normandy. You can see exceptional artifacts dating from the Megalithic civilization until the Carolingian period (don't miss: the helmets of the Bronze Age, the Gallo-Roman statuettes, the statue of a mother goddess and the Treasury of Airan). There are... More 

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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Normandy and Caen itself if part of the ancient history of the mankind since the Normands were the ruler of England and were descendents of the Vikings. Excellent museum if you are interested in middle age history and also if you want to see othe art expositions.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Had feel for war with multimedia showings, exhibits. & that RAF Tyhoon fighter in main lobby was awe inspiring alone Must see museum to understand Normandy assult. Didnt bother with other exhibits. & note Sherman tanks dot Normandy beach landmarks & signs all over area for beaches etc.

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Additional Information about Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie)

Address: Address: Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: 02 31 30 47 60
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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