Musee de Radar, Douvres-la-Delivrande

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Learn about the development and use of radar technology and its vital role in World War II at Musee de Radar, housed in a wartime German radar station. Visit the museum and explore its two refurbished underground bunkers, which display information about the station's capabilities and role and offer a glimpse into the daily life of the men who operated it. Displays allow you to follow the advancement and evolution of radar during the war and learn about its use by watching the short film. Afterward, head outside to see the preserved pieces of radar hardware and dishes. Outside, be sure to visit the crowning centerpiece of the facility: the Wurzburg-Riese radar dish, 8 m (26 ft) in diameter and one of very few left in the world. Add Musee de Radar and other attractions to your Douvres-la-Delivrande trip itinerary using our Douvres-la-Delivrande vacation planner.
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  • The museum at the former Wehrmacht radar station at Douvres claims to offer a history of Radar, but in fact this is a very minimal exhibition with limited scope. It does little to put into context thi...  more »
  • Went in DDay week in June. Enjoyed visit very much - Staff were very helpful and informative. Bought several excellent books on the subject (very expensive) that I have not seen on any other site. Sad...  more »
  • Travelled 40 miles to see the the Wurzburg radar there. Closed and the thing has been dismantled. Nothing in the leaflets I picked up in Normandy said anything about being closed and I wasn't the only...  more »
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  • A very interesting place to visit in Normandy. Special to mention the Radar Wurzburg and the bunkers to visit.
  • Very special museum devoted to radar. If you pass is worth a visit otherwise ... ...
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  • Nice mentality to refuse access to the toilet for a pregnant woman to 8 months on the grounds that she did not come to visit
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  • If the atomic bomb stopped the war, radar helped to win. A unique memorial of its kind.
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  • False indications report as open today at 10 h .when I arrived on site it is stated that it will open only on 25 / 05/2017 and we're 11/04.
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