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“Merville Battery” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Musee de la Batterie de Merville

Musee de la Batterie de Merville
Place du 9eme Bataillon, 14810 Merville-Franceville-Plage, France
02 31 91 47 53
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Norwich
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“Merville Battery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We visited this attraction as part of a D-Day Landings Tour. It is well worth a visit with the four gun emplacements undamaged with displays in each. There is also a C47 aircraft on display. The sound and light show (20 minutes past and 20minutes to the hour) in the first gun emplacement is very good but not suitable for young children as the noise is incredible.

Visited May 2013
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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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“Real live history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Quite impressive the scenario around the batteries used in WWII, specially on D-Day. You can even see on of the batteries quite damaged as a result of the bombings and the attacks on D-Day. Kids also enjoyed a lot.

Visited May 2013
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“Interesting site”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

The place is well keep, all the casements as is, on d-day, brings home, what the chaps did on the night of 6th June. Easy if find, helpful staff. Displays are interesting in each casement.

Visited May 2013
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Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom
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“Merville Battery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

The Merville Battery is another of those places that you can just stand and soak in the history. The casements and area is untouched, the staff were very helpful...it was off season but they still encouraged me to have a good look around !!!!

Visited February 2013
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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“Kids enjoyed exploring the battery.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

This is a war site and well kept and kids loved it. The Snafu Special was a great talking point and the chap opened the plane for the kids to see inside. The bunkers were excellent and the attack show and effects were really good. Good afternoon out.

Visited July 2012
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