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Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus)

avenue Major John Howard | Ranville, 14860 Ranville, France
+33 2 31 78 19 44
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A definite visit.

Excellent museum describing one of the important missions carried out by the British to secure a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Motisy
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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A must-see

This museum explains the events that occurred at Pegasus Bridge, June 5-6, 1944. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Daleb0422
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Ajax, Canada
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent museum describing one of the important missions carried out by the British to secure a strategic crossing. Pays respect to practically the first allied feet to touch down on Dday hours before the beech landing took place. Original bridge can be seen together with...More

Thank Motisy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum explains the events that occurred at Pegasus Bridge, June 5-6, 1944. The reconstruction of the type of glider used is, by itself, worth the visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Pegasus Bridge is a must see. Not only are there personal stories of many who were involved, but there are actual artifacts. It was well worth the cost of admission.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

8 Euros to visit the museum and well worth it. The museum and the outside displays are well presented and beautifully kept. In our opinion this was the best of the several WWII Visitor Centres we visited along the Normandy coast. It was certainly our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent museum but, for the historian, a visit is about so much more than just the museum building and grounds. The area, the landing site for the assault on the bridge(s), is so beautiful and peaceful now (except for the busy road)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the bridge there now is a replica. You can see the actual bridge at the museum it costs €8 each but one of the very best I've been to. Great to get some pictures

Thank Sophie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The actual original bridge, a replica complete Horsa glider plus a section of one of the originals, field artillary and vehicles. Plenty of additional displays and information. Must see.

Thank Andrew T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great museum about how the British took Pegasus Bridge just before the landings by sea on the coast of Normandy. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the exhibitions are well laid out. Plenty of artefacts, a short film introduced by...More

Thank Frederique J
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The Pegasus Bridge is where three British gliders landed within metres of the bridge- the first allied troops to land on D day, June 6. Actually it was still June 5 by German time. After fierce fighting they captured the bridge and followed orders to”Hold...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous museum! The staff are incredibly knowledgable and friendly and always seemed to be welcoming to everyone. The tours are excellent. There are some amazing and very personal exhibits, each with an amazing story and to be able to see the original...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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