MERVILLE-FRANCEVILLE-PLAGE

Musée de la Batterie de Merville

WW2 Museums

Pets accepted
Contact details

Musée de la Batterie de Merville

Place du 9e Bataillon

14810 MERVILLE-FRANCEVILLE-PLAGE

Phone : 02 31 91 47 53

Labels

  • Normandy Quality Tourism
  • DDay

Other labels

  • Normandy Sites and Monuments Club
  • Rates

    Base rate - full rate adult From 6,50 €
    Child rate From 3,50 €

    Discount - maximum age : 14 years old

    Gratuities

    Discount - maximum age : 6 years old

    Reduced rate From 4,50 €
    Rate for adult group From 4,50 €
    School group rate From 3 €
    Means of payment

    Carte bleue

    Postal or bank cheques

    Holiday vouchers

    Cash

    Money transfer

    Visa

    Opening times

    Single

    From 15/03/2017 to 30/09/2017
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 09:30-18:30

    From 01/10/2017 to 15/11/2017
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 10:00-17:00

    Group

    From 15/03/2017 to 30/09/2017

    From 01/10/2017 to 15/11/2017

    Services

    Pets accepted

    Shop

    Activities

    Specific theme activities

    Temporary exhibitions

    Sound and Light

    Facility

    Coach Parking

    Visits

    VisitsIndividualGroup
    Average time90 minutes -
    Further informationAllow 1hr30. -

    Group

    Coach parking
    Groups acccepted
    Minimum number of people 20
    A historical site with a preservation order on it which offers an educational trail explaining how the Battery works and the significance of each blockhouse in the dawn assault on the 6th June. Blockhouse N° 11: sounds, smells and smoke plunge the visitor into the real hell-like conditions of the day. Blockhouse N°2: a memorial to the 9th British parachute regiment. Blockhouse N°3: honouring the glider pilots, commando N° 3, 45th commando of the Royal Marines and the 1st battalion of Canadian paratroopers. Blockhouse N° 4: dedicated to units in Operation Paddle. A Dakota, Douglas C-47 plane is on site which dropped the paratroopers at dawn of D Day. Plane listed as a Historic Monument.

    Further information

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