The Atlantic Wall Museum is located in a 52 foot tall concrete tower in Ouistreham which served as a flak tower to protect the harbour and fire control for the for the batteries protecting the Orne estuary.
The bunkers interior has been fully restored to make it look as it was on the 6th June 1944. The recreated rooms include generator room, gas filter room, casemate with machine gun protecting the entrance, dormitory, medical store, sick bay, armoury, ammunition store, radio transmission room, telephone switchboard and the observation post equipped with a range finder overlooking sword beach.
In the museum you can see many photos and documents covering the construction of the Atlantic Wall, nearby gun batteries, beach defences, the everyday life of the German soldiers stationed in the tower and its capture by the Allies.
6th January - 8th Febuary
09 Febuary – 31st March
10am to 6pm
1st April – 30th September
09am to 7pm
1st October - 5th January
10am to 6pm
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