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A hidden gem for ALL history buffs!

While doing research in the area about my uncle who was killed during WWII, I stopped in at this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother in law brought us here as he had visited before. Very informative and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Omagh, United Kingdom
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Les Hayettes | Coudehard, 61160 Argentan, France
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All reviews well worth a visit german army beautiful countryside on display world war speak french both sides few days battle memorial polish presentation hill fighting division museum film
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While doing research in the area about my uncle who was killed during WWII, I stopped in at this museum in the middle of the country. It was so informative about the Battle of the Falaise Gap. They had a mockup of the region in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My brother in law brought us here as he had visited before. Very informative and interesting. Definitely a worthwhile trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018

As part of a Normandy ww2 trip, I found memorial site and museum well worth a visit, the landscape views were amazing, sadly very different to the horrors here in world war 2,

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

Standing at the war memorial on Montormel looking out over the plain spread out in front of you it's hard to imagine the carnage that took place here in August 1944. We had a couple of hours to kill on our way up north and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This place is a bit out of the way and you're probably only going to come here because you specifically want too but whatever you're reason this is a gem of a small museum. Situated on a hill with commanding views of the valley below,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is a part of the war you wont see at the movies. The film show and guides explain how the fleeing German Army were encircled and finally beaten in Normandy. As you look over the beautiful countryside its hard to imagine the scenes of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank timbershifter
Reviewed 28 November 2017

A very clear Audio visual with diorama, in English ( for us). Clearly explains the build up and the importance of the desperate fight and astonishing bravery of the Poles. Who risked, and lost, their lives to free another peoples country. My wife unexpectedly enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank gordonhauser
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The encirclement of the German troops between here and Falaise marked the end of the Battle of Normandy. The views from the memorial which is high up indicate how desperate the Germans must have been to escape from this death trap.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The museum provides a detailed analysis of the battle on a map. The screens then open up and a guide explains the battle and points out the landmarks. Explaons the fetocity of the fighting in the 'corrodor of death'. The skies were black due to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Unlike other patrons I found the staff were pleasant and willing to answer my questions. To be fair I speak French, so maybe that changes things. I explained that I was from Canada and of Polish decent (two of the main countries honored at this...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Robert S
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16 July 2017|
Response from Analyste | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry to have learnt you had a similar experience - unfortunately I have not been able to take it to a higher level. However, I feel sure that those in control will sooner or later read the many poor reviews on... More