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Place du 9eme Bataillon, 14810 Merville-Franceville-Plage, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good use of the old battery as a museum to see what it might have been like in WW2. Its tucked up a side street so not to obvious from main road but easily found with sat nav. You work your way round...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank traveller123456277
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Interactive presentations give you the feeling that you were one of the participants when D-day kicked off

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JRMaddog
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We were recommended to make a visit to this Nazi Battery museum by our local hotelier and we were not disappointed. The ladies on duty within the entrance kiosk / shop spoke English and provided the museum map of the site, which is printed in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L7137CFfrankw
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The museum is logicallyl set out and explains the events of D Day at the Battery very well. Further development is being undertaken and will probably make the visit even better. We took 2 hours looking around and listening to the presentations which was longer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RobertEaston
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A great little place, full of bunker areas to look through. Best part of the visit for me was the part where you could go in and experience the sights and sounds of what one if those air raid attacks would have been like. Be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank margaret julie m
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a very nice and well done outdoor exhibit that uses original bunkers which makes it more historical. It is a figure 8 kind of loop with bunkers and sites to see along the way. They give you a map but you don't really...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nriemen
Reviewed 7 August 2018

So pleased we walked there in the heat! Was well worth it. They were about to start works but I hope they don't lose the wall of photos and quotes along the outside. So very humbling and moving. Staff v willing and friendly, plane is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AliBcd
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Delighted this has such a good rating as it really is excellent and an absolute must-see. The aircraft was the highlight for us; to be able to go inside and walk around was amazing. The videos, light-show re-enactment and various displays are very moving and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank YvonneOM
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived on bikes straight off the boat. Had to wait a bit for opening but worth the wait. Well maintained, helpful local staff👍

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian H
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This wasn't on the original plan, but was a fantastic find. We spent 2.5 hours here. Arrived just before 4pm. Wasn't to busy and plenty to see. We were handed a piece of paper on arrival with the story of the battery in English The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Please do not misrepresent me in print. I shall copy and paste my full review of The Merville Batterie in full as it is evident you have not read it. Happy to answer questions yours was not one, simply the ramblings of an... More