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Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus)

avenue Major John Howard | Ranville, 14860 Ranville, France
+33 2 31 78 19 44
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ww2 d-day key battle site

Great museum and memorial for the British paratroopers that took and held this key bridge during... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ejsalch
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Not Huge. Good for a Short Visit

This is a pretty small museum and hence doesn't need a Long time to visit. Definitely worth taking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
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avenue Major John Howard | Ranville, 14860 Ranville, France
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+33 2 31 78 19 44

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Reviewed yesterday

Great museum and memorial for the British paratroopers that took and held this key bridge during the d-day assault. Very well done and well maintained. Very interesting for any WW2 history buff/historian.

Thank ejsalch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pretty small museum and hence doesn't need a Long time to visit. Definitely worth taking a look if time permits.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably the most interesting D-Day related museum we visited on a short hop over to Normandy. I knew the outline of the story from distant memories as a boy of old TV documentaries and films, but it was really eye-opening to see both...More

Thank Gordon2112
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous museum and visitor centre. Pauline's talk and tour were the highlight of our tour of the Normandy Beaches. She brought the whole thing to life and her anecdotes of talks with veterans were so poignant. Very well done.

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It can be a bit crowded though, but it is thé museum to visit if you want to learn more about the landing site of Major Howard! Great items inside!!!

Thank Possie1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting exhibits and stories about the heroes behind the Pegasus bridge taking. Take your time to walk round and enjoy. Done in about an hour and half but good value. Avoid Cafe Gondree by the bridge which we found to be a rip...More

Thank Colin J
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great museum with the original bridge and other kit on show. The film in the museum is very good, with a handy diorama on show also.

Thank abarnett617
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It is a must see on the D-Day experience. We came straight off the ferry and headed straight for the bridge and the memorial museum. The bridge and the cafe are an immediate attraction and first point of call. The museum both inside and out,...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This site will help you understand the stunning efforts of the small group of Allied soldiers who captured this, the first site in France liberated on the night of 5/6 June 1944. Take note of how big the Horsa glider replica is and imagine putting...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Excellent and knowledgeable staff contribute greatly to an informative and moving memorial to some very brave people. The exhibits/displays are sympathetically and poignantly presented. I was also impressed with the range of items in the shop - including a good selection of books.

Thank MartinJL
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