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Airborne Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Airborne Museum, situated in the square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, a few miles from D-Day landing beaches, facing the church where John Steele famously was caught, relates the heroic adventure of paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Division...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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14 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
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+33 2 33 41 41 35
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the beginning of being handed a tablet with no explanation, to trying to understand the different areas, this is a really confusing experience. None of us could make out a definite theme in any of the areas, and items like guns were spread throughout...More

Thank MTManToo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Top Class covers all , the parachute drop is especially well done , giving a really good idea of what happened on thr night of the drop,

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank R G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the history you can take! Tells you everything about the airborne invasion of Normandy. Really interesting.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ErikG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really good museum, well laid out and clearly a lot of money spent on it. Whilst the Waco gilder and C-47 were interesting, personally I found the Operation Neptune part the best with a pretty realistic layout of how the landings would...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MariaDavidRobinson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant place I would definitely recommend visiting we all enjoyed The kids are 4,6&9 and they where so interested in what the museum had to offer

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank elinor-1992
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole town is like a museum and this is the cherry on the cake it is so well put together and will be enjoyable and informative for all ages also very reasonably priced

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank fuggles1901
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the church is there in the same square with the paratrooper - then the museum and gift shop - historical and worth the visit -

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tammyjewel628
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit to Sainte-Mère-Eglise but first to the Museum. Excellent educational experience for all ages. Great use of technology, each visitor gets an iPad in there own language to not only navigate the museum but it has information on the fate of paratroopers who landed...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nick G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has really grown over the years. We took 2 boys 8 and 5 and it was their first museum about WW2. They were given iPads that showed them more visual information about the exhibits. Walking through the glider brought it how just how...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Gigi05_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your time and walk through the preparation of D-DAY (pre and post) at your own pace. You are in a time-capsule; try imaging you were there prepping for the greatest landing of WWII. A fascinating experience. Not far from the museum, remember the famous...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Deborah B
August 19, 2019|
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Response from betteskid | Reviewed this property |
No - they are not allowed - I am not sure about service dogs
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
It will be pandemonium this year because it is the 75th anniversary memorials. No matter what you do, or where you go, it is going to be very crowded. Be prepared. There are many wonderful sights to visit in the area, so... More
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Diane M
April 15, 2017|
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Response from mapsandboots | Reviewed this property |
If you have a relative who fought as a member of the Airborne then definitely visit this museum! It is a truly wonderful experience and certainly worth it if you have the time. If your relative fought elsewhere in the area... More
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