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Liberators Museum - Normandy 1944

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Address: 9 rue Colonel Rene Michel, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
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Unique collection of uniforms and objects used during the Battle of...

Unique collection of uniforms and objects used during the Battle of Normandy. Personal stories of the liberators. Beautiful dioramas which take you through time and history. Shop with original World War II memorabilia.

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Great museum in the perfect location

We've visited most of the museums relating to D-Day in the Normandy area and thought perhaps this would not be as good as some of the larger ones as it looks small from the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 27, 2016
CatMat3333
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Brighton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We've visited most of the museums relating to D-Day in the Normandy area and thought perhaps this would not be as good as some of the larger ones as it looks small from the outside, but it just shows you shouldn't judge a book by its cover! A huge expanse of windows down one side of the building overlook the... More 

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Josselin, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Lots of information to be got here. The displays are good, and the write-ups for some of the exhibits certainly bring home the utter futility of war, as well as the bravery of some of the participants. Well worth a visit.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

This small museum has so many interesting artifacts from WWII and stories to go along with them. You will not be sorry if you stop here.

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Costa Rica, San Diego, Florida, Bahamas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Great experience viewing original relics, details of Dday and the Mulberry artificial harbor that is the highlight of Arromaches.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

My wife and I were visiting the Arromanches area and whilst in the town saw a sign for this museum/b and b. I admit, I was a bit apprehensive as it seems there are lot of small museums in the area which appear to be more interested in money from tourists rather than telling the story of the landings. My... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

A little bit of everything and not for a lot of money. The curator runs the museum. He knows the story of each object. A few things are for sale as well.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

An interesting museum from many points of view and for many age groups. Technical, engineering, historical, human, visual display with a very competent guide made this experience well worth while. Apart from the large display, many other aspects of this part of the war are well set out with a relevant shop at the end.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

This museum does a fantastic job of explaining the sheer size of the operation that went into the planning and construction of the Mulberry harbour, and is an essential place to visit, in order to understand the magnitude of it. The way the museum explains and demonstrates the Mulberry harbours construction, transportation and use, is excellent, and every member of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

This nice little war museum does the best job in explaining the Mulberry harbor & construction aspects. Plus there are displays of period dressed authentically attired Allied troops. Nice informative movie as well. Must see for children & history buffs...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

To see the model of the floating docks and hear how they were constructed is a truly wonderful experience. I knew a bit about the landings but had no idea of the fantastic feat of engineering involved, quite fantastic what was achieved in such a short space of time. This exhibition really brought it to life. The debt we owe... More 

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