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Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus)
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Ranville
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Owner description: A memorial to the first British soldiers to arrive in Normandy who captured the Pegasus Bridge from the Nazis.
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Fantastic tour and the highlight was the walk along the original bridge and to see the bullet holes in the metalwork was very surreal also the glider was a thrill to see ,the tour girl was very good and new her stuff this was well worth a visit

Thank catweston
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

After years of watching The Longest Day, I finally got to visit this iconic site. The wait was well worth it.

Thank Dave R
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

This museum is absolutely stunning and brilliantly conceived. Everything about it is well thought out, logical and appropriate. It tells the story of what happened and how it happened in the early morning hours of June 6, 1944 when Major John Howard and his men dropped into the surrounding fields to capture the bridge and protect the eastern flank of the D Day landings and prevent the Germans from sending in reinforcements by road, but it also tells the incredible individual stories of a selection of the men who were involved. The original bridge, designed by Gustav Eiffel, is preserved in the grounds behind the museum (you can even walk across it) and there are many other superb relics and memorials in the gardens, including a replica of a Horsa glider as used to drop the paratroopers. Truly breath-taking and you can't leave Normandy without seeing this amazing tribute to the British Airborne troops who fought and died there.

Thank SadsReldas1962
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

The cashier was very friendly. Nicklaus was our tour guide and did a great job explaining the history of the bridge and gliders used on D-Day. The museum is in French and English and many of the personal letters are in English. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

Thank royflfam
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

The story of how Pegasus Bridge was taken is brilliant, and this museum tells it wonderfully. There are plenty of artifacts, all of which are well presented, and the models and actual bridge & glider outside are awesome. This, along with the American memorial & cemetery are absolute musts for anyone wanting to understand just how big a deal the D-Day landings really were, and still are.

Thank kris10Paris_France
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