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Maisy Battery

7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
0044-7411-93-21-97
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A dip in history

A pleasent walk in one of D-Day's historic sites. An intense and engaging experience. A dip in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gianfelice B
Fantastic piece of history uncovered

The Maisy battery is a must stop on your Normandy battlefield tour. You can get right into the... read more

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Reviewed 6 days ago
Chad C
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The Maisy Battery is a huge German WW2 Headquarters and Gun Batteries that was left buried in the fields of Normandy for the past 60 years. Only re-opened in 2006 this site now stands as the largest in Normandy of its type with over 3km of trenches open for you to see along side personnel buildings, ammunition tunnels, Hospitals and many more buildings that you can walk through and explore! Private tours are available on request taken by the owners. This is really a unique site to see on this coast!
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  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A pleasent walk in one of D-Day's historic sites. An intense and engaging experience. A dip in history.

Thank Gianfelice B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Maisy battery is a must stop on your Normandy battlefield tour. You can get right into the trenches and discover the bunkers that have been hidden since the war. The owners have a deep passion for the site and are continually digging and discovering...More

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Thank Chad C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The unique selling of point of this site is the feeling that you are on a discovery trip in 1945, just after the war. Everything is restaured in an authentic way. The Germans just left the site and the smoke has lifted.

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Thank j_tobben
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

...Before the health and safety brigade visit this place. Great fun. Educational. A wonderful find by its owners who, to date, have only uncovered one third of the trenches and buildings buried in their grounds. Yes... It may feel messy. It may be muddy in...More

Thank Jaq1967
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dan Sterne is a wonderful host and very knowledgeable. Maisy battery is a great place to visit and experience what it would of been like for enemy. Plan to visit again in 2019 to see what has been found

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Remarkable achievement for a presentation not yet complete. You can create in your mind the sights, sounds and feel of a site prominent in that Longest Day.

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Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 1 week ago

a really interesting place to visit, that played a vital role in the story of the D-day landings. a fascinating attraction.

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Thank alf f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to this amazing piece of WW2 history. Gives incredible insight into the living conditions of the German army and the destructive force that was unleashed on D Day. Dan is a mine of information, and as an archeologist, he has a deep...More

Thank Bree261
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Maisey Battery and it's a must see for anyone interested in the D Day landings. Not only is it a very well presented location but Dan was more than happy to natter away with us about the site and...More

Thank jt0475
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I dropped in here on an off chance. We left feeling stunned. An amazing museum, with the 'personal touch'. Staff on site where helpful, knowledgeable and genuinely interested in their subject. One of, if not the best, of all the museums in...More

Thank Radjon91
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DJSaylor
27 January 2017|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi, Glad to hear you have read the book. I hope you have enjoyed it. During that time frame we will be open from 10AM - 4PM every day. If you would like to visit outside of that or book a private tour with myself please... More
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LTCSZ
28 November 2016|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You should be able to contact us through the website. Sadly I cannot post website names or email addresses on here but google should find us no problem. Best Wishes Maisy Battery
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