Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

(4.4/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Located in Saint Laurent-sur-Mer on Omaha Beach, this museum has a fine collection of uniforms, weapons, personal objects and vehicles. Dioramas, photos, and maps together with a film featuring veterans’ testimonies explain the landings at Omaha Beach and at Pointe du Hoc. A landing ship, Sherman tank and “Long Tom” 155 mm gun are on display outside. With our world travel planner, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer attractions like Omaha Beach Memorial Museum 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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TripAdvisor
  • Negative point small parking lot but you can park on the beach of omaha and walk a little Museum done well with several reconstituees scenes and a lot of objects of the time a clot movie visit duration 25 minutes friendly small museum shop is in a quiet time to visit if you're in the area
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  • The Museum that is quite suitable for all types of audiences and ideal for young children due to historical models replenishment and presentation of items from the time windows (newspapers, official documents) and memories of D-day. The images of news and testimonies film shown at the end of the course is extremely moving.
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  • We enjoyed our visit and would return. The staff was very nice and helpful. The tour provides some pretty awesome artifacts and a movie to get you started. This is good for all ages.  more »
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  • Quite an amazing collection of artifacts and information- Displays are informative and well preserved. Every 30 mins, they play a 25 minute video in their small theater that covers most everything you need to know, and it alternates between French and English versions.
  • deep understanding of one of the most important period of our era. Absolutely to do.
  • Great to see and learn about, you will never forget.
  • Not very big, but nice museum. With focus on St. Laurentin-sur-Mer and also the airfield runway on the outskirts. Spend little more than an hour in the museum.
  • A good Museum overflowing with items from the time of photographs to ship at the time of the events. A most important interaction would have been 5 stars. Facility to discover however!
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