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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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  • Visited today with my nine year old WW2 obsessed son. Staff were very welcoming and the enbroidery was worth a visit on its own. I found it really interesting with regards to the whole war effort and ...  more »
  • Had a great time here today. Exibits well prepared and looked after. Fully briefed up on past events even I learnt a few things. Would have been better if there was free parking on a Sunday tho. 
  • such an important part of our history and the emphasis seems to be on the tapestry,not wishing to denigrate it in any way.So much happened that day is this really the best we can do to honour all the ...  more »
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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.