Using a large collection of pictures, documents, original equipment and weapons the museum tells the story of the preparations for D-Day through to the Battle of Normandy from 7th June till the 29th August 1944.
Inside the museum there are display cases containing mannequins wearing both German and Allied uniforms displayed next to their equipment and weapons. The museum has armoured vehicles, Jeeps, a scout car and an 88mm Flak Anti Aircraft/Tank gun.
The museum is surrounded by a large lawn which contains a collection of well preserved tanks including a Churchill Tank, a Sherman Tank, German Hetzer Jagdpantzer (Tank destroyer) and an M-10 Tank Destroyer.
The museum also has a rare Goliath (a remote controlled tracked mine) which were designed to be packed with explosives and driven under enemy tanks.
A movie is played in English every hour about the invasion and the following battles.
From 16th Febuary to 30th April and from 1st October to 31st December
10.00am to 12.30 and 2.00pm to 6.00pm
From 1 May to 30th September
9.30am to 6.30pm
24th December afternoon to 25th December, 31st December afternoon to 1st January and 5th January to 15th February.
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