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Visited with a coach trip so sadly didn’t have as much time as I would have liked here, could... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Myke A
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Having taken a tour round the “attractions “ and cemetery locations,this came as a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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“bailey bridge”(18 reviews)
A memorial to the first British soldiers to arrive in Normandy who captured the Pegasus Bridge from the Nazis.
avenue Major John Howard | Ranville, 14860 Ranville, France
+33 2 31 78 19 44
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 July 2011

This is a really outstanding museum and you should not be put off by the fact that it is called a memorial. It is a proper museum. The museum covers the Allied glider operation to seize a vital bridge east of Caen. It is an...More

8  Thank KeenHiker97
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting memorial, however no military discount is available. My farther who is a veteran of the RAF had to pay full price. I think this was unfair as the majority of other museums offer a discount to veterans who served.

2  Thank George B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with a coach trip so sadly didn’t have as much time as I would have liked here, could easily spend 2-3 hours looking at everything. Tastefully set up showing the history of the bridge and the significance it took during the invasion. Inside is...More

Thank Myke A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having taken a tour round the “attractions “ and cemetery locations,this came as a pleasant surprise.Although the general circumstance evoke emotions and respect for the area,the exhibits available to view enlarge the viewpoints for the entire collection

Thank D9417OPphilipw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit to Pegasus Bridge to understand the heroic actions of the soldiers of D-day. The Memorial has been wonderfully looked after, the bridge is still in use today and there is lots of information available.

Thank N1883QApeterc
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This is an excellent museum with many artifacts from the D Day landings, with poignant reminders of sacrifices made both local people & troops. There is a large illuminated model of the area highlighted during an introductory talk prior to a film of the assault....More

Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We were in Brittany and travelled to see this museum despite having already visited. Its a great place to visit and its beyond belief what was achieved here.

Thank salonen13
Reviewed 1 October 2018

As said in previous post,a great place we were lucky to have a very good guide to explain everything to us,allow plenty of time( we were there 4 hours ) if you want to take in everything.

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We've been to this excellent museum before but it is always worth revisiting. There are many exhibits relating to D-Day and the events surrounding it, but the most heart wrenching are the two letters from two brothers to their mother. Neither of them returned home.

Thank RoseberryTopping
Reviewed 28 September 2018

The museum excellently tells the story of a vital and daring episode in the events of D-Day with good visuals (including a film) and many interesting personal anecdotes and mementos as well as a range of arms, uniforms, material, equipment etc.Outside in the open air...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 28 September 2018

If you want the full story of the landings on the nearby Pegasus bridge, then you must visit the museum. There is a great deal of memorabilia, poignant letters and other military items on show. The original Pegasus bridge is in the museum grounds along...More

Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

On a private tour of the area . We knew the story and this just brings it all into reality . We loved the cafe and met the owner who was a child in the war. The museum is well worth a visit .

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At least a couple of hours.......There are exhibits outside, a short film to watch and other exhibits inside. Also worth visiting nearby Cafe Gondree.