The Overlord museum is located near Omaha Beach on the D514 roundabout leading to the American Normandy Cemetery at Colleville-sur-mer. The museum is visible from the roundabout along with three tanks which line the road leading to the museum including a Sherman and a T-10.
The museum traces the events from the D-Day landings to the liberation of Paris. The museum has 10,000 items on display representing the 6 armies present on D-Day including a large collection of vehicles including a reconnaissance plane, V1 flying bomb, over 10 armoured fighting vehicles and 30 soft skin vehicles. Many of which have been fully restored to working order and accurately equipped.
Open 7 days a week
February - March / October - November - December
10:00am to 5:30pm
April - May / September
10:00am to 6:30pm
June - July - August
9:30am to 7:00pm
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