Gold Beach Museum

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Gold Beach Museum HISTORY

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.

TOURS: D-Day Tours

Gold Beach Museum TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO Gold Beach Museum

The Gold Beach Museum is located in the town of Ver Sur Mer in Normandy, around 26km northwest of Caen.

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Gold Beach Museum OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

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.

Gold Beach Museum HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: Gold Beach Museum
CONTINENT: EUROPE
Alt Name: Musee America-Gold Beach
Country: France
Period: World War Two
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Date: 1900AD - 1999AD
City/Town: Ver-sur-Mer
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Resorts: Caen, Normandy,

CONTACT DETAILS

Gold Beach Museum ADDRESS

Centre Saint Exupéry, 2 Place Amiral Byrd, 14114 Ver Sur Mer

Gold Beach Museum PHONE NUMBER

+33 02 31 22 58 58

Gold Beach Museum EMAIL

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