Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum

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Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum HISTORY

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.

Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum

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.

LOCAL AMENITIES

There is an onsite shop. Nearby parking.

Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

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.

Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum
CONTINENT: EUROPE
Alt Name: Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie
Country: France
Period: World War Two
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Date: 1900AD - 1999AD
City/Town: Bayeux
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Resorts: Bayeux, Normandy, Caen,

CONTACT DETAILS

Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum ADDRESS

Boulevard Fabian Ware, BP 21215, 14402 Bayeux

Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum PHONE NUMBER

+33 (0)2 31 51 46 90

Battle of Normandy Memorial Museum EMAIL

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tim willett 05 May, 2015

It's a great museum but a little disappointing that you cannot take photographs on your visit unlike other museums in the area.

Battle Of Normandy
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The Battle Of Normandy Memorial Museum covers the period prior to the initial assault, through to the infamous Normandy landings on D-Day up to 29 August 1944. The Battle Of Normandy was fought during world war 2 in the summer of 1944, between the Allied nations and German forces occupying Western Europe. The Battle was fought in the following phases, Operation overlord, The Invasion of Normandy or operation Neptune, Normandy Landings, Operation Cobre. The Military Intelligence was an important part of the Normandy invasion. (comment edited by Mod)