SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER

Maison de la Libération

WW2 Museums

Heritage site in homage to World War II combatants, to the French Resistance, the Allies and the civilians in the Omaha Beach sector.
By day:
Discover this D-Day heritage site, as it was in 1944. Totally immerse yourself in this unique and quite singular site, reproduced with original 1940s material from families living in the Omaha Beach sector.
Here in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, take a step back in time in what was the very first house to be liberated by the US troops who landed on Omaha Beach.
You can also visit the stele erected in honour of the few parachutists from the 101st Airborne Division who lost their lives in the Omaha Beach sector.
By appointment, you can join our evening gatherings and learn of the history of this unique site, including a number of testimonies from veterans, resistance fighters and civilians.
By candlelight, within a re-enacted 1940s atmosphere, you are offered a delve into these dark pages in history, via visual displays and witness reports.
Unaccompanied (without guide) outdoor tours in the afternoon from 2 to 7pm, to discover the 101st Airborne stele.
Guided tours every day from 6 to 7pm by appointment.
Guided tour aboard a period vehicle every Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 7pm: departure and return in front of the ‘Brave’ monument in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.
Contact details

Maison de la Libération

27 rue du Val

14710 SAINT-LAURENT-SUR-MER

Mobile phone : 06 87 40 35 63

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Means of payment

Postal or bank cheques

Cash

Facility

Accommodation on site

Visits

VisitsIndividualGroup
Average time30 minutes -

Group

Groups acccepted
Minimum number of people 4

Further information

Environment : By the sea, In the town centre, In the country