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Normandy Museum (Musee de Normandie)

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Address: Chateau, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: 02 31 30 47 60
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9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Good introduction

The Museum has displays on ancient history up to the arrival of the Vikings as well as on the local industries and cultural customs. It provided a good introduction to the region... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2016
geographyguy_11
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Brisbane, Queensland
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

interesting. A gem. unusual. Historic, Make sure you take time to go through this to appreciate the history.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the displays a well set out and some fine examples of stone age artifacts through to present time.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip to Normandy is a must see. Beautiful little town and the cemetery is well kept. The Cliffs are haunting as well and the bunkers.

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Thank joyceava
Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must for all tourists. The museum captures the history of the 2nd World War and what led up to D Day in a comprehensive manner, yet personal. No sense is visiting the beaches of D Day without first visiting the museum.

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2 Thank StanToronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You need a whole day and maybe more to see and do everything here. Our visit was extremely educational and overwhelming. The are many exhibits and movies. A good library and cafeteria.

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1 Thank TravelingAldy
Arnold, Maryland
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This was so interesting, and well done,that we spent 4 hours walking around. Be sure to get the phone device to understand each area.

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1 Thank Margene K
Brisbane, Queensland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The Museum has displays on ancient history up to the arrival of the Vikings as well as on the local industries and cultural customs. It provided a good introduction to the region but at times the information got very technical and a bit boring, especially the sections about land management and farming. I would have liked a bit more of... More 

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1 Thank geographyguy_11
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

It is hard to believe the carnage that occurred on the beautiful beaches. It is made real by the thousands of marble crosses and the moving presentations at the museum.

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Thank McFrac
glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

fantastic experience and should not be missed by anyone visiting the area it was a very profound experience for us and it helps us to rember the sacrifices that were made for us

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

For anyone who loves American or WWII history it is a must do. To actually see where D-Day happened was such a surreal experience and I actually met some WWII veterans while there. I love WWII history so this was my favorite place in all of France and I always recommend it to friends and family who go to France.

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