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Tickets for Caen Memorial & Museum

Few countries felt the ravages of WWII like France – find out more inside

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Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Wheelchair accessible
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Overview

Highlights

  • Explore the details of the D-Day landings and the Battle of Normandy in intense detail, including film footage
  • Go from room to room and see exhibits that explain the background of the war and the failure of peace
  • Watch the museum's 19-minute documentary on the continent's century of conflict from 1900-1991

Description

Journey through European history, deep into the tribulations of WWII. The interactive exhibit rooms of the Mémorial de Caen confront visitors with the shocking statistics and stories of wartime Europe.

The museum combines reels of archival information with artifacts from the 1940s – including the instruments of war, and the small luxuries of civilian life – to guide you through history. You'll also gain a deeper understanding of the Cold War, and what followed the fall of Nazi Germany.

Ticket

What's included

Entrance to the Caen Memorial & Museum

What's not included

Audio guide (available on-site for an extra fee in French, English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, and Chinese)

Amendment policy

  • Changes are possible for this ticket

Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

Venue

Opening hours

Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:30 - 18:00
Friday 09:30 - 18:00
Saturday 09:30 - 18:00
Sunday 09:30 - 18:00
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed

How to get there

Caen Memorial Museum
Esplanade Général Eisenhower, 14050, Caen
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Ratings & reviews

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A
Sep 2, 2020
Good
Heel veel informatie over de oorlog . Was heel interessant om te doen voor het bezoek aan de landingsstranden
U
Jul 24, 2020
Good
Make sure to have enough time! There are lots to see. Only issue would be that the English translations are in rather small print in some times dimly lit exhibits.
v
Sep 25, 2020
Excellent
Parcours historique très complet et pédagogique, parfois déstabilisant. Photos chocs

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