The Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum or ‘Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie’ in Bayeux tells of the story of the World War II battle which loosened Germany’s grasp on Europe and paved the way for an allied victory.
Taking a chronological approach, the Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum begins in the period prior to the initial assault, through to the infamous Normandy Landings on D-Day up to 29 August 1944. Displaying military objects from the time, including weaponry and uniforms, the Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum offers an overview of the battle and an insight into the events, including a 25 minute film.
A visit to the Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum usually lasts around 1.5 hours.
The Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum is located in Bayeux, Normandy, approximately 30km northwest of Caen and 260km from Paris. By car, Bayeux is accessible via motorway A13 onto the A84 and then the N13. By train from Paris’s St Lazare station, get the line towards Cherbourg and alight at Bayeux (2hrs). From Caen, Bus Verts goes to Bayeux.
There is an onsite shop. Nearby parking.
The Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum is open daily except on 25-26 December, 1 January and the last two weeks of January. Admission costs €6.50 for adults, €3.80 for children.
Boulevard Fabian Ware, BP 21215, 14402 Bayeux
+33 (0)2 31 51 46 90
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