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Musee du debarquement

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Address: Place du 6 Juin, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 22 34 31
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3-Day Normandy, St Malo, Mont Saint-Michel, Chateaux Country Tour from Paris

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This place really opened my eyes to the amazing foresight and planning it took to pull off the Normandy invasion!! No slight to the troops at all. But, they don't make it far... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are a lot of Museums in Normandy. This is just one of them. There is nothing wrong with the museum, but it is small and mainly interesting if you need to learn about the Arromanches Landing-port. They have a small movie also. Parking in the city can be a challenge.

Thank Kim J
London, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If your kids suffer from ADD, then this place is perfect for you. If on the other hand, you want more colour on the invasion then you risk sharing my disappointment. The tiny museum consists of a handful of rooms and objects. The scale model of the equipment that made the beaching possible is the highlight. The rest is a... More 

Thank Charles R
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place really opened my eyes to the amazing foresight and planning it took to pull off the Normandy invasion!! No slight to the troops at all. But, they don't make it far without ammo, food and supplies. Not sure how I missed thinking through what a massive undertaking it was to engineer and transport a man-made harbor across the... More 

Thank coachbunch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is worth to visit. If you are in the neighborhood you have to! The sight on the Atlantic Ocean is great! Think all the soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom. Keep remembering them.

Thank Jan v
Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is not too big, making it excellent to visit with children. The stories come to life, the visit is quite emotional

Thank Barry N
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent museum explaining all about the Mulberry harbour & it's use during WW11. There are models showing how it was built etc. Also guides explaining all in several different languages during peak season . Very impressive especially if you are interested in WW11 history.

Thank Susan W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my family and was utterly disappointed! First of all the museum is tiny yet they kept cramming people in, knowing full well there were too many people in the place!! Secondly the staff were rude, shouting over microphones for people to be quiet! Its a museum, not a library!!! There were small children in so parents, like myself... More 

Thank The-bees-knees85
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum, which consists of two short films, explains how the Mulberry Harbour was constructed and a scale model gives you the idea of how vast it was. What and amazing achievement by all those involved.

Thank jennie w
Veldhoven, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this museum on a rainy day in beginning of August. The museum gives a quite some information about the landing at the beach of Arromanches and the construction of the Mulberry Harbour but it is too small and it was very crowded when we were there. There was a guided tour but it was only in French and... More 

Thank Schoon01
Kansas City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 4 pm and couldn't buy a ticket as it was full. Twenty minutes later we got in. It was a nice museum but hard to enjoy with the large crowd and hot condition. All signs were in French and English. The movie was 25 minutes long. They had headsets for movie watchers in various other European languages.

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