The Gold Beach Museum, known as Musee America - Gold Beach, chronicles the landings of the 69th Brigade of the 50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division in Normandy on 6 June 1944 – D-Day - as part of Operation Gold Beach.
Led by Major General Douglas Alexander Graham and supported by the 79th (Armoured) Division, these troops succeeded in storming one of the central beaches of the Normandy Landings.
The Gold Beach Museum tells the story of this victorious attack as well as the intelligence operation behind it. Guided tours of the Gold Beach Museum are available, but must be booked in advance for an added fee.
The Gold Beach Museum is located in the town of Ver Sur Mer in Normandy, around 26km northwest of Caen.
The Gold Beach Museum is open daily except Tuesdays April-September, 10:30am-5:30pm (daily in July-August). Closed October-March except by prior arrangement. Entry costs €4 for adults, €2.40 for students (valid ID) and children. Group prices available. There is also a Normandy Pass (€1 extra), allowing visitors entry to numerous museums in the region.
Centre Saint Exupéry, 2 Place Amiral Byrd, 14114 Ver Sur Mer
+33 02 31 22 58 58
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