BAYEUX

Musée Mémorial de la Bataille de Normandie

Museums

Bayeux was the first French town to be liberated from the German occupation, on the 7th of June 1944. This museum retraces the military and human story of the Battle of Normandy, which was to last from the 7th of June to the 29th of August 1944. Its recently installed scenography offers an insight into purely historical facts, alternating with themed features, 25 minutes of film archives and a 2,000m2 display including original equipment and uniforms. Tour lasts 1h30 to 2 hours.
Contact details

Musée Mémorial de la Bataille de Normandie

Boulevard Fabian Ware

14400 BAYEUX

Phone : 02 31 51 25 50

Fax : 02 31 51 46 91

Labels

  • Normandy Quality Tourism
  • DDay

Other labels

  • Normandy Sites and Monuments Club
  • Rates

    Base rate - full rate adult From 7 €
    Child rate From 4 €
    Student rate From 4 €
    Base rate - full rate adult From 15 €

    Pass for the 3 museums (Mémorial de la Bataille de Normandie, Bayeux Tapestry and MAHB)

    Rate for adult group From 5,50 €
    School group rate From 4 €
    Means of payment

    Carte bleue

    Debit cards

    Postal or bank cheques

    Holiday vouchers

    Cash

    Eurocard - Mastercard

    Visa

    Opening times

    Single

    From 15/02/2016 to 30/04/2016
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 10:00-12:30 / 14:00-18:00

    From 01/05/2016 to 30/09/2016
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 09:30-18:30

    From 01/10/2016 to 31/12/2016
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 10:00-12:30 / 14:00-18:00
    Closed on December 25th and also on 24th and 31th afternoons.

    Services

    Shop

    Facility

    Coach Parking

    Visits

    VisitsIndividualGroup
    Average time60 minutes -
    Further informationLength of the non-guided visit or guided visit in F by appointment: 30 min/2hrs. -

    Group

    Coach parking
    Groups acccepted
    Minimum number of people 20
    Learn about the sequence of events and what was at stake during the Battle of Normandy, from June 7th-August 29th 1944. A gateway to the landing beaches, the museum delves into history with a chronology of the events that occurred during the summer of 1944, complete with theme areas (the Resistance and de Gaulle, the war correspondents, allied aviation, civil life...) illustrated with many period objects. 25min. archive film: 'Normandie 44, decisive history for the West).

    Further information

    Environment : In the town centre