Liberation Museum (Musee de la Liberation), Cherbourg-Octeville

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.7/5 based on 100+ reviews on the web
A fascinating military museum, Liberation Museum (Musee de la Liberation) is dedicated to the Ordre de la Libération, France's second national order after the Légion d'honneur, which was created in 1940 by General Charles de Gaulle, leader of the Free French Forces. At this site, you can enjoy three galleries and six rooms of displays documenting the history of the Free French Forces, de Gaulle's manuscripts, resistance activities, and the concentration camps.

You might find the precious artifacts displayed especially interesting. Showcases contain more than 4,000 objects such as uniforms, weapons, clandestine press and leaflets, transmitters, flags taken to the enemy on the battlefields of Africa and Europe, the first naval flags of Free France, and relics from the camps. The hall of honor is dedicated to General de Gaulle. Add Liberation Museum (Musee de la Liberation) and other attractions to your Cherbourg-Octeville trip itinerary using our Cherbourg-Octeville vacation builder.
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  • Went to the magnificent view of expensive move Museum to see from the outside. We were there around 5:30 big downside to the place where to park just for 100 m even less c is a place of visit you for the male who go behind the Museum. Not cool if you have small children
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  • Have visited this venue in the past. Great drive to the museum via numerous hairpin bends. Very well laid out venue with several screens and exhibits. Go out onto the battlements and you will be met w...  read more »
  • The Museum is built on the basement floors of the Castle. There are several interesting situations but especially interesting the large monitor touch where you can see tantisssimo multimedia material related to the port. Its reconstruction etc. I also recommend going along the walk from where there is a magnificent view of the port and the sea.
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  • One of the best places to be in Cherbourg. Sunday free entrance
  • I visited only the outside but it is a beautiful site with a point of view on any Cherbourg
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  • There is not much...
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  • For the view of Cherbourg
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  • Info on a not so distant period
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