Museums: Calvados

D Day to Paris - The Liberation of France Museum
D Day landings to the liberation of Paris. Artefacts, photographs and publications of the time tell the story. Documentaries and music in both French and English. Open Wednesday to Saturday. 1, Route DOmaha Beach, Ste Honorine des Pertes.
Musee Eugene Boudin
Paintings, traditional costume and temporary exhibitions. At the place Erik Satie in Honfleur (14).
4 Commando Museum
Collection of weaponry and uniforms, a scale model of the Landings and a video at the 4 Commando of British and French soldiers. At Place Alfred Thomas in Ouistreham (14).
Arromanches 360°
Wraparound 360 degree cinema shows archive film footage shot by war correspondents in June 1944 and modern film of the same image. At Chemin du Calvaire, Arromanches (14).
Atlantic Wall Museum
Musum in the concrete tower of the German HQ which commanded the batteries along the Orne Estuary. Restored to look as it would have on the night of June 6th, 1944. At Boulevard du 6 Juin in Ouistreham (14).
Musee Mémorial de la Bataille de Normandie
Museum devoted to the Battle of Normandy. English spoken. At Bd Fabian Ware in Bayeux (14).
Musee du Chemin de Fer Miniature
One of the biggest miniature railways in Europe with 400m of track, 250 locomotives, 450 carriages, 650 house and more. Crepes and cider to consume in the garden. At Les Fours a Chaux in Clecy (14).
Pegasus Memorial Museum
The Pegasus Memorial Museum traces events during the night of June 5th-6th 1944 and the capture of the Pegasus Bridge by the 6th British Airborne Division. At ave Major Howard Ranville (14). Exhibits include full scale replica of a Horsa Glider.
Tapisserie de Bayeux
The 11th century Bayeux Tapestry presented in this museum at the Centre Guillaume le Conquerant 13 bis, rue de Nesmond in Bayeux (14).
Musee du Debarquement
Museum devoted to the Normandy Landings with guided visits in four languages at Pl du 6 Juin in Arromanches Les Bains (14).
Musee dEthnographier et dArt Populaire Normand
10 typically Norman rooms decorated with furniture, objects and art from the past. At the rue de la prison in Honfleur (14).
Maisy Battery
Recently uncovered German gun battery which had been hidden for 60 years. Open 7 days a week from 10:00 - 18:00. Route des Perruques, Grandcamp Maisy (14).
Musee de Normandie Chateau
At the Chateaus decorative arts museum, open from 09:30-18:00 every day except Tuesday. In Caen (14).
Musee de la Marine
Naval/nautical artefacts including model boats woodwork. At Quai Saint-Etienne, Honfleur (14).
Gold Beach Museum
Scale models, photos and memorabilia of the British bridgehead on Gold Beach and the attack of June 6th 1944. At Centre Saint-Exupéry 2 place Amiral Byrd, Ver-sur-Mer (14).
Juno Beach Center
Memorial to the Canadian part in the war. Separate rooms to visit and a focus on information for children with interactive exhibits. Guided tours on request. At La Voie des Francais Libre in Courseulles-sur-Mer (14).
Musee de Normandie
History of Normandy society located in the castle in Caen.
General de Gaulle Memorial
Museum in the 15th century Governors House: photos, documents and memoires of General de Gaulle. At 10 rue Bourbesneur in Bayeux (14).

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