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Musée du Débarquement d'Utah beach

(Utah-Beach Embarkation museum)

Location:

Along the former Utah-Beach near the French town of Ste. Marie du Mont. The museum is part of the "Objectif - Un Port" ("Goal - a harbor") route in Normandie/Manche, France. This is one of the 8 tourist routes that guide you through the Normandy battlefields. You can find information on these routes with most of the tourist offices.The routes are very well signed

Description:

The museum describes the events of the American landings on Utah-Beach on D-Day 1944. The museum in renewed in 1994, for the 50th anniversary of the Normandy landings. Outside the museum are some guns, tanks and landingcrafts. Unfortunate, these are in very bad shape. The museum is located in a German Atlantikwall resistance place called "Widerstandsnest 5".

Opening hours:

Eastern - October 30, Daily 09:00-12:00 - 14:00-19:00
November 1 - Eastern, On Sundays and feast days from 10:00-12:00 - 14:00-16:00

The area of the German "Widerstandsnest 5" and the Utah-Beach landingsite. On the botton-left side of the photo, you see the museum.
A gunpositon with its original armament.

 

 

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