Omaha Beach Memorial Museum

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, France

The Omaha Beach Museum describes the history of the D-Day Landings on Omaha Beach in Normandy on 6 June 1944 during World War II. Located on Omaha Beach itself, 300m from the beach the museum showcases a large collection of uniforms, weapons, personal objects and vehicles. Dioramas, archival photographs, maps and thematic signs, as well as a film featuring veterans' testimonies, will guide you through the story of the D-day landings on Omaha and Pointe du Hoc.

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Founded: 1944
Category: Museums in France

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Paul Obinger (24 days ago)
Very informative for a small museum. Had a good movie too. Worth the $.
Björn Deprest (34 days ago)
This museum doesn't give you a wide view of D-day. As the name suggests it's about landing in Omaha Beach. The 20 min video with real footage is the best thing in the museum
Mike Seiler (2 months ago)
A good collection of history and makes D day real. A very well curated collection. It doesn't take that long to go through the museum but the duration is not a reflection of its impact.
Upul Weerasinghe (2 months ago)
Great little museum. Loved the realistic scenes done with care and real looking props. The 15 min video was very informative. Staff was warm and friendly.
gaboedabie (4 months ago)
Awesome experience, only to much emphasis towards the American involvement while it was a team effort between 12 different countries.
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