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Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge)
Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge)

Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) Tours and Activities

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Before June 6, 1944 the Bénouville Bridge was simply a way for locals to cross the Canal de Caen quickly and easily. But the Allied troops knew that the Germans also used this bridge to send supplies and reinforcements to their troops along the beaches of Normandy – and so it was a priority to seize control of it as soon as possible to help the D-Day operation.

And so on that day, the British 6th Airborne Division arrived silently in gliders and after only 10 minutes, had secured the bridge. From then on it was known as the Pegasus Bridge, in honor of the insignia on the brave soldiers' uniforms.

Although the original bridge has been replaced thanks to modern engineering, there is still a memorial at the site, as well as a museum that focuses on the role of the Airborne Division in Operation Overlord. A fairly new museum, inaugurated only in 2000, its collection continues to grow and so is a wonderful experience even for repeat visitors.

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February-December 10am-5pm
Rue Major John Howard, Ranville, France, 14860
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Normandy Battlefields Day Trip: Omaha, Sword and the British Airborne Sector

Normandy Battlefields Day Trip: Omaha, Sword and the British Airborne Sector

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Follow in the footsteps of World War II soldiers on an insightful and moving tour of the Normandy battlefields from Bayeux. With a knowledgeable guide, visit significant sites like Pegasus Bridge, the Merville Battery Museum and the Hillman Bunker and delve into the intriguing history of D-Day and the turbulent battles that occurred. Admire the sandy stretch of Omaha Beach, the site of one of D-Day’s bloodiest battles, and pay tribute to fallen soldiers at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to only eight people.
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  • 9 hours
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Normandy Battlefields Tour - Sword Beach and the British Airborne Sector

Normandy Battlefields Tour - Sword Beach and the British Airborne Sector

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Discover the scenic beauty and historical richness of the Norman battlefields on a half-day tour of Sword Beach and the Hillman Bunkers from Bayeux. With a knowledgeable guide, enjoy a sensitive introduction to one of Europe’s most difficult periods and visit significant sites related to WWII. Browse intriguing exhibitions in the Merville Gun Battery and Museum; hear turbulent tales of the events that occurred on Sword Beach; and descend into the Hillman Bunkers to gain an understanding of the conflict that took place there. Pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the Commonwealth Military Cemeteries and enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour.
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  • 5 hours
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Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux

Private Day Tour including Normandy Landing Beaches & Battlefields from Bayeux

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Discover the fascinating history behind the events of the 1944 Allied Invasion on a private full-day tour of Normandy from Bayeux. With an accomplished guide, delve into the tales of D-Day as you marvel at significant sites like the battlefields and landing beaches of Utah Beach and Sword Beach. Visit esteemed museums and moving cemeteries to enrich your knowledge of the historic events and admire the picturesque scenery of the famous French region. Customize the itinerary of the tour according to your interests and receive the undivided attention of your private guide throughout the day.
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  • 8 hours
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Guided Tour in an Old Convertible Car on the Côte de Nacre

Guided Tour in an Old Convertible Car on the Côte de Nacre

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This tour is intended for 2 passengers (a couple for example). This vintage car ride is available in French or English. Immerse yourself in the vintage world of the 1970s. Discover the Côte de Nacre in a different way during this guided tour in a Citroën Dyane convertible from 1976. The circuit runs from Ouistreham to Saint-Aubin-sur-mer and includes stops to discover the architectural splendours, monuments, places of tourist interest. Back to the starting point. You will discover the secret places of the region, the history and its anecdotes, the good addresses, the good restaurants, but also the architecture of Medieval, Composite, Art Nouveau, Rococo and Anglo-Norman style. During our tour, you will be able to admire some architectural gems and all the attraction of the coastal heritage.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.12
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Private guided British D-Day Tour from Bayeux

Private guided British D-Day Tour from Bayeux

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On this full day tour of the British sectors on D-Day, we will visit the following sites: Pegasus Bridge, Hillman strongpoint, Sword Beach, Gold Beach, Arromanches/Mulberry Harbour, Longues-sur-Mer Gun Battery, British War Cemetery at Bayeux. At most sites there will be some free time for you to take photos, use restrooms or grab a coffee.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day trip by sidecar to the landing beaches

Day trip by sidecar to the landing beaches

Retro Sidecar Tour: Through this one-day tour you will discover breathtaking landscapes between land and sea. Our Gentlemen Siders will share anecdotes with you on the highlights of D-Day. These places will make you discover through their landscapes and their museums what was the Landing of 1944. So ready to embark?
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$447.66
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DDAY Gold Beach sector - Afternoon private tour from Caen aboard a Van (3/6 pax)

DDAY Gold Beach sector - Afternoon private tour from Caen aboard a Van (3/6 pax)

Half a day visit to Normandy D-Day battle sites and British landing beaches from Caen Travel with your own group (3/6 travellers) aboard a comfortable and air-conditioning Minivan for a more personalized atmosphere Step back in time on a history tour, and learn about the events of June 6, 1944 Stop at the exact location where the original « Pegasus Bridge » used to stand and first spot where the british paratroopers landed aboard gliders on D-day . Pay your respects to the fallen British soldiers visiting the British Normandy Memorial overlooking Gold Beach. Be amazed to see the German artillery battery of Longues-sur-Mer. The battery is the only one in Normandy to retain all its original 150mm guns in site . Discover the pretty little town of Arromanche and the vestiges of the artificial port (Mulberry B Harbour) laid within few days by british engineers in June 1944. Dive into the D-day landing and the Battle of Normandy inside the 360 Circular cinema in Arromanches
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$154.10
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Private 8/9 hour tour to British landing beaches from Le Havre with driver/guide

Private 8/9 hour tour to British landing beaches from Le Havre with driver/guide

Make the best of your cruise stop in Le Havre and discover the historical area of Normandy where the D-Day happened. Our private driver/guide will pick you up at the cruise port and drive you to Pegasus Bridge, the Commonwealth Cemetery, Sword Beach and Hillman Bunkers Your driver/guide is an official and licensed guide who will give you all the information to make the best of your tour. Driver/guide will be at your entire disposition during the total duration of the tour. - SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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$865.42
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What are Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) hours of operation?
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Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) hours of operation: February-December 10am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) costs USD 72.12. Guided Pegasus Memorial Museum (Pegasus Bridge) tours start around USD 72.12 per person.
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