UTAH BEACH MUSEUM

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LOCATION

50480 Sainte-Marie-du-Mont

10h00 TO 18h00

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+33 2 33 71 53 35

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WEBSITE

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Built on the very beach where the first American troops landed on June 6, 1944, the Utah Beach Museum recounts the story of D-Day in 10 sequences, from the preparation of the landing, to the final outcome and success. This comprehensive chronological journey immerses visitors in the history of the landing through a rich collection of objects, vehicles, materials, and oral histories.

Admire an original B26 bomber, one of only six remaining examples of this airplane still in existence worldwide, and relive the epic experience of American soldiers through the film “VICTORY IN THE SAND,” winner of a CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD 2012 and the 2013 CINE SPECIAL JURY AWARD for best museum documentary.

By the end of your visit, you will understand the strategic choices for the Allied invasion of Normandy and the reasons for the success at Utah Beach. Thanks to your visit, you will also have contributed to the safeguard of the site and the preservation of the memory of the Allied soldiers’ extraordinary sacrifices.

AVAILABLE FACILITIES

Duration of the visit: from 45 min to 1hour

PARKING

Parking outside and a special parking area for cars with handicapped permits

AUDIO DEVICES

Audio devices for the hearing impaired are available at the front desk.

BOUTIQUE

Choose from an outstanding selection of products and bring the unforgettable memories of Utah Beach back home with you.

ADMISSION

Adults : 8.00 €
Children (6-15 years old) : 5 €
Children under 7 and WWII veterans : Free
guided tour of Museum and Utah Beach : 12.00 €

GALLERY

Video and photos of Musée du Débarquement Utah Beach

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