Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), Ranville
(4.8/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
The story of the capture of Pegasus Bridge is well covered at Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), where exhibits include the original Pégasus Bridge and a Horsa Glider. This battle was a remarkable achievement of the Glider Pilot regiment and the 6th British Airborne. Several monuments to the 6th British Airborne are beside the bridge. With our online itinerary creator, Ranville attractions like Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a must visit to see what our grandfathers went through to secure our democratic society. This has special interest as some of the gliders took of from RAF Harwell, Oxfordshire close to were I ...  more »
  • View the memorial as a family with children from 9 to 15 years. They loved it and so do we. Our guide was captivating and exciting. Do and redo
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  • He is the real bridge which has been moved to this memorial where a hostess explained its history and how it works.
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  • Really a must see if you are doing the D-day bits. Really nice site with the original bridge at the back in excellent condition. This was the first place to be liberated during the invasion on D-day and a historic site. They have quite a lot of info on the gliders including a full size mock up and part of an original fuselage (gliders are how the troops landed here)
  • A tastefully maintained small museum to the people involved in the liberation of the surrounding area and the taking of the Pegasus Bridge.
  • Impressive, large, very friendly personal. Must go, must see
  • I was at the Pegasus Memorial on June 24, 2015 and it was one of the highlights of my Normandy battlefields tour. If you have any knowledge of WWII or D-Day or have ever watched the movie "The Longest Day", Pegasus Bridge is a must see location on the Normandy coast. To actually walk out onto the preserved original bridge where the fighting took place was both a solemn and exhilarating experience. I highly recommend a visit here to see one of the places where history was made!
  • Excellent museum, so much information and very helpful staff