Airborne Museum, Sainte-Mere-Eglise

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Airborne Museum tells the story of D-Day in pictures and displays mementos of the American 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions. See a Douglas C47 transport aircraft, a Waco glider, a Sherman tank, several artillery pieces, vehicles, equipment, many small arms, uniforms, and other historic objects. This is one of the best D-Day museums, offering an extensive collection of artifacts together with significant explanations and context. With our world travel planner, Sainte-Mere-Eglise attractions like Airborne 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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  • We were greeted by friendly staff. The facilities were very clean and interesting, although the “flight simulator” was not exactly what we expected. It is a group experience. 
    We were greeted by friendly staff. The facilities were very clean and interesting, although the “flight simulator” was not exactly what we expected. It is a group experience.  more »
  • Modern informative and complete exposition. Good information and good use of stories telling. Both sides of the battle. Best WW2 museum visited. 
    Modern informative and complete exposition. Good information and good use of stories telling. Both sides of the battle. Best WW2 museum visited.  more »
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  • Amazing museum! Brilliant for adults & children alike, my children loved the tablets issued at the front desk which are very interactive and make the visit really fun & interesting for the children. Everything in French and English, the tablets have multiple languages too. It was fascinating to see all this up close and listen to witness accounts gathered. Soldiers had names and faces and being able to discover their lives in those few days really brought home their heroism to stand up to fight knowing they would more than likely die.
  • Excellent visit. Good use of tablets to navigate the museum and to provide additional information on the displays. Good interactive displays. All in French and English. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

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