The Memorial de Montormel is located on the site of the battle of the Falaise Pocket between Chambois and Vimoutier and commemorates the sacrifice of the Polish soldiers who lost their lives in the battle. Attached to the wall of the monument there is a metal plaque symbolising an exploding artillery shell that splits into four points, each symbolising an allied unit that fought in the battle, 1st Polish, 2nd French, 90th American and 4th Canadian.
The museum is split into 4 sections that tell the story of the battle for the Falaise pocket, An animated map, a panoramic view of the battle field, relics from the battle field and the cinema.
The museums information is presented in English, French, German and Polish.
April, 1st to April, 30th
open every day from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
May, 1st to August, 30th
open every day from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
September, 1st to October, 30th
open every day from 10 am to 5 pm
November, 1st to March, 31st
open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
|Children (under 12 years old)||€3,50|
|Children (under 6 years old)||€2,50|
|Groups, Students, Veterans||€4,50|
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