Big Red One Assault Museum

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Big Red One Assault Museum HISTORY

The Big Red One Assault Museum in Normandy is dedicated to the efforts of the US First Infantry Division, nicknamed the Big Red One, particularly their part in the D-Day Landings on 6 June 1944.

The Big Red One division were part of the infamous landing at Omaha Beach where, despite the difficulties encountered, they together with the 29th division went on to secure the areas around Saint-Laurent, Vierville and Colleville.

The Big Red One Assault Museum chronicles this assault, including a film about its events. An hour-long guided tour is available upon request in English and French.

Big Red One Assault Museum TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO Big Red One Assault Museum

The Big Red One Assault Museum is located in the town of Colleville Sur Mer, Normandy, around 50km northwest of Caen along route N13 (40 min drive). From Paris to Caen, take the TER train from Gare St. Lazare to Caen (2 hrs).

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Big Red One Assault Museum OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

The Big Red One Assault Museum is open daily except Tuesdays, March-May and September-November, 10am-noon and 2pm-6pm. From June-August, open daily 9am-7pm. Admission costs €5 for adults, €3.50 for students, free for allied WWII veterans.

Big Red One Assault Museum HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: Big Red One Assault Museum
CONTINENT: EUROPE
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Country: France
Period: World War Two
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Date: 1900AD - 1999AD
City/Town: Colleville-sur-Mer
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Resorts: Caen, Normandy,

CONTACT DETAILS

Big Red One Assault Museum ADDRESS

Hameau Le Bray, Route D514, 14710 Colleville Sur Mer, France

Big Red One Assault Museum PHONE NUMBER

+33 02 31 21 53 81

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