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So much history it’s a must visit if you’re doing the DDay landings, lots of informative boards and loads of factual history. With the museum and Cafe close bye you could spend a good couple of hours wandering around.
Although this is a replica bridge, it is really interesting to find out about the Pegasus Bridge story from the information which surrounds the new bridge. It also has statues on the exact points that each plane landed and provides detailed timings and information about...More
This bridge is not the original which is actually situated a few hundred yards away outside the museum. It is however a working bridge on the original site. There are memorials to the airmen who lost their lives in the war in WW2 and to...More
This is a museum about the assault by airborne troops on the night of D-Day, June 6th 1944.The objective of these troops was to secure the high-ground on the eastern flank of the landing beaches, capture the bridge over the river Orne and put out...More
There’s a palpable sense of freedom at this iconic D Day crossing.
Enjoy the most delicious omelette and salad outdoors, and then line up to pay homage and an absurdly low bill to the magnificent Madame Gondrée.
She is quite simply Queen of Pegasus, and...More
We had read up quite a lot about the Day landings before our visit so seeing the Pegasus Bridge and realising the key position it took in the success of the operation is deeply impressive. We were lucky to see it raised whilst we were...More
With Madame Arlene Gondree Pritchet, daughter of Terese & Georges Gondree, still a presence, walking into the cafe a visitor can feel the history. My friend and I were the first to arrive early on a Saturday morning after a night crossing of the Channel....More