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Airborne Museum

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The Airborne Museum, situated in the square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise, a few miles from D-Day landing beaches, facing the church where John Steele famously was caught, relates the heroic adventure of paratroopers of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Division...more
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14 rue Eisenhower, 50480 Sainte-Mere-Eglise, France
+33 2 33 41 41 35
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The little, unimposing, and historic village of St. Mere Eglise houses a three-building museum which gives you a complete history of the D-Day landing as well as the paratroopers history. (If you have ever seen the movie, "The Longest Day," you see how important St....More

Thank Joan H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Especially the Neptune part was brilliant with its impression of being in a glider or on the church sqaure.

Thank Volker N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an excellent museum with high tech ipads to accompany your visit. Would recommend to anyone visiting Sainte mere Eglise

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must if visiting Normandy. Modern museum with great info and displays. Ample parking. Interactive iPad device supplied for your visit.

Thank Tomo9613
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has been 20 years since I visited the airborne museum at St Mere Eglise and I found it much improved on my revisit! You are issued with an interactive I pad, which provides not only a guide, but valuable detail about individual combats and...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago

In order to gain a good understanding what happened in the early hours of June 6th when paratroopers were dropped around the Sainte Mere Eglise area a visit to the Airborne Museum is an must see. The museum is very informative and educational with so...More

Thank Benno Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Camping Le Cormoran down the road and went to visit Utah Beach. I didn’t expect anything to be there as it wasn’t around the date of the D Day landings but it was very much alive. The museum was very interesting. There...More

Thank tracey f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The good thing about this museum is that you don’t need to be a military nut to get the max from it. The most impressive thing is the innovative layout and displays which will keep your little monsters engaged. The site is laid out with...More

Thank wezzy129
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a retiree with time on my hands to explore all of the intricacies of the invasion. I spent over four hours at this museum alone and it was well laid out, informative and definitely worth the visit. I recommend this as one of...More

Thank flowerchild75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great museum complex, comprising the main building and 3 additional outbuildings. There are also static displays located on the grounds. Even if you have no interest in war museums, you owe it to yourself to spend time here, as this is just...More

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16 April 2017|
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Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property |
If you have a relative who fought as a member of the Airborne then definitely visit this museum! It is a truly wonderful experience and certainly worth it if you have the time. If your relative fought elsewhere in the area... More
24 December 2016|
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Response from dgbg100106 | Reviewed this property |
We also booked a tour thru Overlord and the museum was covered in the tour
22 December 2016|
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Response from J_Machado22 | Reviewed this property |
Is not far but should rent a car or a transfer. I did by rented car.
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