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Musee du debarquement

Place du 6 Juin, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
+33 2 31 22 34 31
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Livingston, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed this museum and found it fascinating. I didn't understand how the Mulberry Harbours worked and couldn't picture what they would have looked like, but this museum made things so much clearer. There are lots of boards to read and artefacts to see. Also an informative overview in the rear studio - they announce when it's time for the... More

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salisbury
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Once you have seen the Mulberry harbours on the sand then the museum puts it all into perspective. Plenty to see and read about. THe models are amazing - very detailed. Can be quite sad to read the casualty statistics. All explained by beach and country that took part in this incredible operation. Couple of film shows to experience too.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Try to avoid the crowds from the buses and see the films in English, at least one of them. The monters are informative and well made. They had a leaflet in Swedish as well. The toilets were clean and they had parking just outside. He parking was of free of charge and one has to pay from 9 in the... More

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Jupiter, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This museum was good but like some other comments a bit disorganized. Good overall perspective of the logistical efforts that went into the landing. Good views from the windows. Was very crowded when we arrived. We were with a group so we just walked in. If you want to see what is left of the Mulberry Harbor then take a... More

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place needs and education in manners. The staff are ill-informed or is it just that they don't care? I wonder. Firstly we were told that there was an tour/explanation in English, that after the French one that takes 20 minutes there would be an announcement when the English one would start. The only announcements we ( 4 persons )... More

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Georgia, USA
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49 attraction reviews
350 helpful votes 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

There's lots of information here, although it seemed a bit disorganized; more a collection of artifacts and photographs on display than what you would find, say, in the American Cemetery museum, where a coherent story is told in order of occurrences. But the exhibits of the incredible engineering it took to land troops and vehicles in an artificially created harbor... More

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Frome, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This museum is a must very interesting.good value for money full of military memorabilia. Lots of history about D Day.

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Bedfordshire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lots to see in the museum and it's right on the beach where history was made. A must to visit to find out about the events of 6 June

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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We thought the museum and film presentations were very good. All exhibits had English translations and the staff informed us when the English presentations for the films were on. We were given a A4 leaflet with descriptions of the main showcases in English. The views of what is left of the mulberry caissons could be seen from the windows of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

As an ex-serviceman of a later vintage I had long wanted to visit the Normandy beaches and the surrounding sites of interest. A keen student of WWII and in particular the battle for Europe and Operation Overlord I was fascinated to visit sites that I had read so much about. It was all very moving and poignant, especially the WGC... More

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