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D-Day Museum, Portsmouth
(4.4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Immerse yourself in learning about the Normandy D-Day landings at D-Day Museum. Contemplate the 83 m (272 ft) long Overlord Embroidery, a tribute to the men and women who took part in Operation Overlord. Relive the atmosphere of D-Day through film footage, music, and wartime images in the audiovisual theater. Reflect over the extensive displays of personal memorabilia, maps, uniforms, vehicles, and other historic artifacts from Portsmouth's war days. Also view full-size dioramas of the map room of the Allied headquarters, a Horsa glider, and a rare Beach Armored Recovery Vehicle (BARV) tank. Arrange your visit to D-Day Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Portsmouth using our Portsmouth vacation builder.
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  • A really well laid out and evocative museum that really tells the story of the preps for and execution of D-Day. 
  • The overlord tapestry is very impressive and its worth visiting for this alone.There are also other exhibits which add to the overall experience. 
  • Not a massive place but it has a lot in it.Lots of interesting information and some of the personal stories were quite moving. The tapestry is quite amazing. Good parking 
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  • Excellent museum, I really enjoyed the aspects of daily life in Portsmouth that were included. My group was able to meet and talk to a British WWII and D-Day veteran while there. The tapestry is absolutely amazing!
  • Best place when students love history however it cannot take picture。
  • Love this place there's a lot to do very reasonable to get in and has a cafe what more do you want😄😄
  • Excellently arranged, from outside you can't even guess how much history they managed to fit inside! It was the first time I have ever seen a barv too! 😊
  • Liked it, great exhibits, though looked little dark inside.