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Fabulous museum for the whole family

We all had a great couple of hours here. Very interesting exhibits and personal accounts. Make sure... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kerry R
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Excellent

If you are a history buff, and of WWII in particular, this is a must see for you. The story of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter B
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A memorial to the first British soldiers to arrive in Normandy who captured the Pegasus Bridge from the Nazis.
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avenue Major John Howard | Ranville, 14860 Ranville, France
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+33 2 31 78 19 44
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We all had a great couple of hours here. Very interesting exhibits and personal accounts. Make sure you explore the gardens fully as behind the bridge itself is part of a glider and a repro glider, would recommend for all ages. Plenty of parking and...More

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are a history buff, and of WWII in particular, this is a must see for you. The story of Pegasus Bridge, and how accurate the British gliders were arriving at the bridge at night, is simply amazing. To go that distance and land...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Pegasus Bridge is a must on any trip around the Normandy Battlefield, well laid out and a detailed museum, shows the true meaning of bravery and heroism, you leave after your visit with feelings of pride and sorrow, I recommend you add this to your...More

Thank chris s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little memorial with lots of artifacts and personal stories from the brave men who stormed Pegasus Bridge. Was inciteful to learn how the gliders work and see a real-size replica along with real glider wrecks. Gift shop is nice also - not too pricey.

Thank shesthebeat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a must for those interested in The 1944 Battle for Normandy. It's full of artifacts and the mechinery of war. I could have spent hours there however my gran children became a little bored after an hour. For youngsters maybe it's a...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The operational planning and execution of this is absolutely fantastic. When you see how close they landed it is incredible. Stopped off on a MTB trip. Brilliant

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum. It explains the role of the British soldiers that captured the Pegasus Bridge inland from Ouistreham in the early hours of the 'D' Day landings. These soldiers landed by parachute and gliders. They were also supported by commandos that landed...More

Thank EnviroRider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A modern and well kept museum with films, uniforms, weapons and brilliant layouts and outside installations. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. A must for anyone interested in D Day.

Thank Honcomment
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The memorial is a must and the staff who give the talks are very informative and clear. Really enjoyed the visit and the history lessons, learnt more about the whole mission and the Eastern flank strategy for D-Day

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although quite small, plenty of information and well laid out. Outside is where you get your chance to go on the actual original Pegasus Bridge, Not the one you ride over in the car) see a Bailey bridge and read about the man who invented...More

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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.
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