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We were greeted with really lovely, friendly staff all dressed in fitting time period army wear. We had a great time sitting on/in vehicles and trying out different equipment. We even got to go inside the Sherman tank. Would highly recommend this museum to anyone...More
This is a fantastic bit of history. Well worth a visit. Its not massive but everything in there is relevant to the area. Unlike some museums where you are kept behind a barrier with "do not touch" written everywhere they encourage people to climb in...More
We came across this little gem of a museum during a weekend away to Weymouth. It was absolutely fantastic. It had accounts of local people's d.day which made it very personal. Definitely recommend a visit
Absolutely fantastic museum! Had such a great couple of hours. Lots of interesting ww2 artefacts, vehicles & equipment. Loved the fact that you could try out most of the memorabilia. People at the venue were very knowledgeable & passionate; James & Derek were extremely helpful...More
We took a chance after visiting Tank museum today. It was me and my 14 year old boy, so we was having a real boys toy day. It small but it’s great for getting your hands on the exhibits you are able to get it...More
Decided to visit as this is a new attraction. Entry prices were sensible and lots to see. You are able to touch and climb on exhibits and the staff are all fantastic. I learnt so much just by chatting to these lovely people. They were...More
As you approach this museum you think mmmm this is small and it could be a short visit but once you are inside that all changes. As other people have said the best bit by far of this museum is that you can jump in...More
We visited the D-Day centre and was amazed how interactive it was. So refreshing to be able to climb inside the vehicles and get a real feel for what life was like for the American GI’s and the locals of Portland. The volunteers were passionate,...More
Wow wow wow!!! Where do I begin... this has to be the best museum I have visited...you can interact with the displays and it has so much information about the Americans and what impact they impressed upon Castle town.. the curator was fantastic and told...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.