The museum overlooks Juno beach and has a superb vista over the beach, with many parts of the "temporary" harbour still visible. My Dad was a 20 year-old RN officer in charge of a landing craft on D Day so I found the location particularly moving. He was also stationed in Arromanches at the end of the war for several months. The museum was really disappointing, given the fascinating stories associated with such an important event. Anyone going with children would find no attempt to appeal to them, to bring the stories to life. The displays had obviously been there for many years and it seems extraordinary that nobody checked the translation of the board displays, the English versions of which had several mistakes and odd phrases. There was little use of technology, which could have conveyed stories and detail for people particularly interested in some detail. The films could have been improved with clearer commentary and more vivid explanation. In the upstairs cinema, where headphones were used, the sound quality was poor. In Feb the place was still packed and we wondered why more of the entrance fees could not be spent on improving this experience.
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