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Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique

Avenue du 6 Juin, Ouistreham, France
+33 2 31 97 28 69
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Well-presented pieces of WWII history inside impressive bunker structure

The bunker is just one block north of Sword Beach. An outside exhibition includes a few tanks and a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SusanGH
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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
german command bunker

Restored German command bunker in Normandy for that section of the famous Atlantic wall. Well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ejsalch
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenue du 6 Juin, Ouistreham, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The bunker is just one block north of Sword Beach. An outside exhibition includes a few tanks and a huge map showing the D-Day beaches for allied landings. The inside exhibits show the various rooms inside the bunker, on multiple levels (no elevator). We spent...More

Thank SusanGH
Reviewed 5 days ago

Restored German command bunker in Normandy for that section of the famous Atlantic wall. Well restored and maintained. Interesting perspective from the German side.

Thank ejsalch
Reviewed 1 week ago

We learnt so much here. Interesting to see things from the German side. Lots of fascinating things to read and see.

Thank readingwillers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From all museums and bunkers that I visited, this is one of the best ones - the bunker was the headquarters, so it has 4 levels, and the exhibition includes many original things used there. Thanks to exhibition you can get the idea of how...More

Thank aruenka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive bunker, the wat the Hermans in WW2 building up the chain of defens. Impressive as well is the story told that four allied soldiers "wrecked" the 53 Herman soldiers in the bunker....

Thank CeeEst
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

I felt that the museum had a good flow to it, it has a good collection on display, in a historic building. The staff were very friendly and the shop well stocked.

Thank abarnett617
Reviewed April 4, 2017

We spent a couple of hours walking around this museum, brings it home what these poor solders at to achieve to win back freedom for France. It was very interesting and didn't cost too much either and walking distance to the beach.

Thank Terri W
Reviewed March 6, 2017

The Grand Bunker of Ouistreham was known as the fire-control bunker and local headquarters of Riva Bella during the Nazi occupation... The mission of this former German telemetry station, which dominates the mouth of the Orne since 17 meters, was to give firing instructions to...More

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

There are many museums in Normandy on the Allies part of the war. There are comparatively few opportunities to learn how D-day was lived by the German soldier. The grand bunker is an observation post which is almost entire intact (the garnison surrended). Nice exhibit...More

1  Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed November 3, 2016

This place, an observation site for the Germans during the war, was held by over 50 men when the British invaded in Ouistreham. It was bypassed on the day, and later taken by one officer and two ORs. They blasted the steel doors and all...More

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russ b
hi is this muse open in October as I cant get the website to work thanks
August 16, 2015|
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Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open as others have said. I dont think there is any parking at the museum (its in a residential area) but it is only a very short walk from the free car parks in the town. Directions are clear and the Tourist... More
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tchobie
Bonjour. Pensez-vous que la visite est adapté et intéressante pour un enfant de 8 ans ? Merci d'avance pour votre réponse. Bonne fin de journée.
December 1, 2016|
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Response from Diego H | Reviewed this property |
Hola Lleve a mi hijo de 9 años y le encantó Ver la historia Y posiblemente delos pocos que están en uso Junto con los vehículos militares que hay en la entrada Se lo aconsejo Un saludo
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Mimi62800
La visite peut elle se faire avec une poussette ? Merci
October 24, 2016|
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Response from DOUME49 | Reviewed this property |
Réponse tardive... Impossible, car escaliers peu larges et six niveaux de visite...
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