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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4.4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Selim Selim (2 years ago)
Amazing experience. The museum is huge. It takes around two to three hours to visit. You can park your car easily. I learned a lot about WW2. Unique footage of the war and a lot of objects from WWI WWII and the cold War.
Orlando Andico (2 years ago)
Good exhibits of Allied and Axis equipment and ordnance. But otherwise not much going on here. Nice Pak 43 on the grounds.
Sumanta RoyChowdhury (2 years ago)
Vivid and very realistic layout, continuous battle sounds in the background, real fragments of the unfortunate war gives a sense of the damage to the humanity. The film at the end is very informative. Overall, an unforgettable experience.
Ella dd (2 years ago)
I love learning about the past and if you are interested in WWII I would consider going to Normandy to see the beaches and the museum's!
Bernard Simon (2 years ago)
Small museum presenting small scenes of the landing of the allies during the operation Overlord. The film at the end of the visit presents Operation Overlord and is very well done. It presents better than the scenes exposed the scale of the operation and the vision of the operation through testimonies of soldiers or nurses who participated in the operation. Enjoy this tour of the museum and the beach to better understand this battle and the importance it had to win the second world war and the sacrifices that were necessary.
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