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Memorial of Caen

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Address: Esplanade General Eisenhower | CS 55026, 14 050 Caen, France
Phone Number: 332 31 06 06 45
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From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall,...

From the origins of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Mémorial de Caen tells you the story of the XXth century.

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Mémorial de Caen Museum Admission with Optional Audio Guide
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D-Day Tour Including Guided Visit of the Mémorial de Caen Museum, Lunch and...
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Mémorial de Caen Museum Admission and Guided Tour of D-Day Sites from Caen

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I tool my dad to see the Memorial of Caen. If you have a military ID it is free. Take the time to read the displays or get a head set.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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panama city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I tool my dad to see the Memorial of Caen. If you have a military ID it is free. Take the time to read the displays or get a head set.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One can easily spend 2-3 hours in this very well planned museum/memorial. It's a must if you visit Caen! There is a restaurant and cafe also in the building. Free parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a tour of the memorial and the battlefield tour the guide was very informative and interesting, and the tour started at 9.30am untill 19.00pm with a 2 course lunch included, the tour was mainly patroned by americans.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a WWII tour with adults and high school students, everyone took a lot away from this museum. While there make sure you watch the movie, it is great. Also leave time to visit the bunker. This is a must see stop when doing the whole Dday tour.

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rhode island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see for military history buffs. Plan on spending at least four hours to really view everything in the museum including the German bunker beneath the museum. Very good restaurants inside the museum.

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North-East France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 4:30pm on a rainy day and went through the World War 2 part. We were very impressed by the quality and bright scope of the memorial, covering WW2 worldwide. This memorial is just fantastic for all generations and is a must. The place is huge, there was a lot to see, and we would definitely visit it... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You won't want to miss this is you are a WWII history buff. The Museum is is huge and beautifully done. From the fabulous statue in front of the sailor kissing a nurse, to the exhibits inside, it was a treat. The movies were well done, although we didn't get to see all of them, due to time constraints. We... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting & informative, lots to see, could do with a few more chairs around the exhibition itself. Could easily spend a day here. Caught the no.2 bus from Caen centre, reliable & cheap fare.

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Waldbröl, Deutschland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It cost 19,50€ (17€) with discount At least the bunker is for free I didn't go into the museum because I just couldn't afford it.

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Ramsbottom, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take your time to walk through the museum it's well worth it !! Some very moving displays and movies, realy makes you stop and think. A very modern clean museum with a good cafe and nice quick food. The audio guide is a great modern touch ! The bunker is also not to be missed

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