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We were met by a very rude man at the till who just seemed intent on arguing with us which spoilt our visit! However when we finally got into the museum all the other staff were lovely especially the men helping people into the tank....More
After exploring the island a bit I was persuaded to visit this Centre. All staffed by volunteers who were extremely helpful. It is the only such place I have visited where you can climb on vehicles, guns and the like and try them out. They...More
From the moment we arrived we were made most welcome, (unlike the visitor 25th August 4 stars,) the chap collecting the money was quite funny and informative about the museum, even although there were quite a few visitors ,the staff actually approached us to give...More
My husband and I visited this fabulous museum yesterday and we were blown away by how good it was. It was just so wonderful to be able to climb on and go into a Sherman tank, hold and feel the weight of the guns and...More
Parked right out front is an old Sherman and behind it is a red phone booth. Neither are functional so just take pictures. Its very interactive. You get to hold and pull triggers on several weapons from hand held to mounted. It is a lot...More
Over the years, I’ve visited plenty of attractions that claim to be interactive. But I was astonished how much they allow adults and kids alike to crawl over and handle army trucks, jeeps, artillery pieces, (de-commissioned!) rifles. Smaller than I’d expected, it was nevertheless packed...More
Response from ddaydorset | Property representative |
Both the D-Day Centre and the D-Day Museum are excellent visitor attractions, however the D-Day Centre focuses primarily on the embarkation of the US servicemen who were bound for Omaha Beach, Normandy.