one of five beaches used in the D-Day Normandy landings, with a visitor center, & cliff-top US cemetery nearby.
The museum is located on Omaha Beach itself where the American naval landing took place on 6th June called Bloody Omaha. The Omaha Beach Memorial Museum was founded in memory of all those young men who died in 1944 and whose memory we are duty bound to keep, that future generations may never forget at what cost our freedom came.
The museum showcases an important collection of uniforms, vehicles, personal objects, arms, weapons. Many reconsitutions of Amercian and German service life dive you into the heart of the D-day story permitting a peep into the daily lives of all those who landed to liberate us and to whom we owe our profound respect.
Superb archival photographs and explanatory notes on the landing at Omaha. Thematic signs depicting all the phases of the period of the occupation until the landing.
At the end of the visit a film featuring veteran’s testimonies, will guide you through the story of the D-day landing on Omaha and Point du Hoc. Self-guided tours.
Duration of the visit: from 1hour
Free parking outside.
A 25 min film featuring veteran´s testimonies, will guide you through the story of the D-day landing on Omaha and Point du Hoc.
At the entrance, open to all, our giftshop is at your disposition with many books in several languages devoted to vital points in the story, tee-shirts, hat, mugs and a range of souvenirs.
Adults : 7.00 €
Children (7-15 years old) : 4 €
Children under 7 : Free
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