Musee de Radar, Douvres-la-Delivrande
(3.1/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
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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  • If our visit was prepared in advance, this site remains on the whole little frequented compared to the other and it's a shame. The visit takes place on a small part of the original site and presents rare examples of Bunker in all rooms presenting the story of radar from the origins to nowadays. The visit is suitable for small and large each therein his account. The visit lasts at least 1 h / 1 h 30.
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  • 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 nice place to visit! At first glance there's almost nothing, but desp hides a very well decorated and refurbished bunkers with much material from the period, as well as communication and radar, truck is worth pass is of course if you can!
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  • Very nice to see but you have only 1 bunker with info and this was very good but it was a very small piece of what to see was what was a little disappointing. Wanted to see more!
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  • Very interesting Museum with another facet of the war 39-45. Guided tour with taking great guide.
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  • Theme not exploited in other museums. It is small but interesting and informative
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  • radars and associated bunkers, prepared nice! There is much in the free!
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