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A memorial to the first British soldiers to arrive in Normandy who captured the Pegasus Bridge from the Nazis.
avenue Major John Howard, 14860 Ranville, France
+33 2 31 78 19 44
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a WW2 fanatic,then you must visit the Pegasus bridge and memorial and it marks the start of the liberation Of France and the end to the occupation by the Germans

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank malcolmf651
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited on Sunday, just before We went to our Ferry to return home, had been to the Bridge before, during the Summer, but When We went on Sunday access across the bridge was restricted to one way, and it wasn't our way! Despite wet and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Baggers1315
Reviewed November 18, 2018

There is a brilliant display in the Memorial, especially the film depicting the heroism of the Allied Forces. You can spend a lot of time inside, however, there are two 'piece de resistance'. The actual Pegasus Bridge and the glider used to drop the men...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Visited with a coach trip so sadly didn’t have as much time as I would have liked here, could easily spend 2-3 hours looking at everything. Tastefully set up showing the history of the bridge and the significance it took during the invasion. Inside is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Having taken a tour round the “attractions “ and cemetery locations,this came as a pleasant surprise.Although the general circumstance evoke emotions and respect for the area,the exhibits available to view enlarge the viewpoints for the entire collection

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

A must visit to Pegasus Bridge to understand the heroic actions of the soldiers of D-day. The Memorial has been wonderfully looked after, the bridge is still in use today and there is lots of information available.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank N1883QApeterc
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is an excellent museum with many artifacts from the D Day landings, with poignant reminders of sacrifices made both local people & troops. There is a large illuminated model of the area highlighted during an introductory talk prior to a film of the assault....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We were in Brittany and travelled to see this museum despite having already visited. Its a great place to visit and its beyond belief what was achieved here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank salonen13
Reviewed September 30, 2018

As said in previous post,a great place we were lucky to have a very good guide to explain everything to us,allow plenty of time( we were there 4 hours ) if you want to take in everything.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We've been to this excellent museum before but it is always worth revisiting. There are many exhibits relating to D-Day and the events surrounding it, but the most heart wrenching are the two letters from two brothers to their mother. Neither of them returned home.

Date of experience: September 2018
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March 11, 2016|
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At least a couple of hours.......There are exhibits outside, a short film to watch and other exhibits inside. Also worth visiting nearby Cafe Gondree.