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Place du 9eme Bataillon, 14810 Merville-Franceville-Plage, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were recommended to make a visit to this Nazi Battery museum by our local hotelier and we were not disappointed. The ladies on duty within the entrance kiosk / shop spoke English and provided the museum map of the site, which is printed in...More

Thank frank w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is logicallyl set out and explains the events of D Day at the Battery very well. Further development is being undertaken and will probably make the visit even better. We took 2 hours looking around and listening to the presentations which was longer...More

Thank RobertEaston
Reviewed September 2, 2018

A great little place, full of bunker areas to look through. Best part of the visit for me was the part where you could go in and experience the sights and sounds of what one if those air raid attacks would have been like. Be...More

Thank margaret julie m
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This is a very nice and well done outdoor exhibit that uses original bunkers which makes it more historical. It is a figure 8 kind of loop with bunkers and sites to see along the way. They give you a map but you don't really...More

Thank nriemen
Reviewed August 6, 2018

So pleased we walked there in the heat! Was well worth it. They were about to start works but I hope they don't lose the wall of photos and quotes along the outside. So very humbling and moving. Staff v willing and friendly, plane is...More

Thank AliBcd
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Delighted this has such a good rating as it really is excellent and an absolute must-see. The aircraft was the highlight for us; to be able to go inside and walk around was amazing. The videos, light-show re-enactment and various displays are very moving and...More

Thank YvonneOM
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Arrived on bikes straight off the boat. Had to wait a bit for opening but worth the wait. Well maintained, helpful local staff👍

Thank Ian H
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This wasn't on the original plan, but was a fantastic find. We spent 2.5 hours here. Arrived just before 4pm. Wasn't to busy and plenty to see. We were handed a piece of paper on arrival with the story of the battery in English The...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018

If your interested in British WW2 history then this place should be on your list to visit. I spent several hours looking round the site, there’s a few bunkers open and you get to see some amazing exhibits, especially the account given by OIC, Colonel...More

Thank 100rich100
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

-yet only one gives you a true impression of what it looked like on the inside. Most of them are transformed into small museums/expositions. But the weather was nice and it was interesting to walk around and read about the place. The plane was also...More

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guinivere1960
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Please do not misrepresent me in print. I shall copy and paste my full review of The Merville Batterie in full as it is evident you have not read it. Happy to answer questions yours was not one, simply the ramblings of an... More
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