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Caen: Memorial de Caen Museum Tickets

Product ID: 34577
The Memorial de Caen museum offers visitors the opportunity to take a historical journey through the 20th century, discovering major events from the end of WWI to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Your museum admission ticket gives you access for 24 hours.
About this ticket
Valid 24 hours
(from first activation)
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets.
Instant confirmation
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Memorial de Caen museum on a ticket valid for 24 hours
  • Take a unique historical journey from the end of WWI through the end of the Cold War
  • Experience the intensity of the D-Day invasion and understand this major turning point in history
Full description
At the Memorial de Caen museum you can relive the history of the 20th century as you learn about major events that occurred between the end of WWI and the end of the Cold War.

The museum has an entire section devoted to D-Day and is the only museum in Normandy that captures the intensity of the invasion that followed. It helps visitors understand what happened during the D-Day invasion of Normandy and how that 100-day period was a major turning point in history.

Your admission to the museum is valid for 24 hours from the time of your first entry. Optional headphones are available, but the cost is not included in the tour price.

You’ll find a restaurant and a café at the museum for meals and refreshments.
Includes
  • Museum admission

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Memorial de Caen, Esplanade General Eisenhower, 14050 Caen, France

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Important information
Know before you go
• From January 2 to January 4, 2020, the museum is open from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM
• From January 28 to March 31, 2020, the museum is open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
• From April 1 to September 30, 2020, the museum is open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
• From October 1 to December 31, 2020, the museum is open from 8:30 Am to 6:00 PM
• Please note, the museum is closed from January 1 to January 5, 2020, and December 25, 2020. The museum is also closed on Mondays in November and December 2020 (except December 21 and 28, 2020)
• You will find a restaurant and a café at the museum should you wish to have a meal or purchase refreshments
• Your admission to the museum will be valid for 24-hours from the time you first enter the museum. Optional audio-guides are available at your own cost.
• The voucher needs to be exchanged at the ticket desk for a ticket
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 166 reviews

Review summary

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    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Well worth it!

We liked the Normandy movie a lot. The bunker was well done. We needed more time to see everything. It was, however, a little difficult getting from the train station in Caen because there were no instructions and it was difficult to find English speaking bus drivers so we had to ask random people. Also, we didn't realize how long it would take to get to the museum and travel back to the station - maybe​ 35 to 40 minutes each way.

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29 March 2017

C'est un site incontournable pour celle ou celui qui veut découvrir la réalité des conflits. On peut être un peu perdu au début de la visite, mais tout rentre dans l'ordre par la signalétique. Pour m'a part, afin de profiter pleinement de la visite entre les expositions, les projections de films et la visite du bunker, je suis resté 6 heures. Par conséquent, mes conseils sont d'arriver dès l'ouverture du matin.

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2 September 2019

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Only interesting for the bunker. Is the worst museum of Normandie.

1 September 2019

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Product ID: 34577