Station Radar 1944 - Musee Franco-Allemand du Radar, Douvres-la-Delivrande

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Learn about the development and use of radar technology and its vital role in World War II at Station Radar 1944 - Musee Franco-Allemand du Radar, housed in a wartime German radar station. Visit the museum and explore its two refurbished underground bunkers, which display information about the station's capabilities and role and offer a glimpse into the daily life of the men who operated it. Displays allow you to follow the advancement and evolution of radar during the war and learn about its use by watching the short film. Afterward, head outside to see the preserved pieces of radar hardware and dishes. Outside, be sure to visit the crowning centerpiece of the facility: the Wurzburg-Riese radar dish, 8 m (26 ft) in diameter and one of very few left in the world. Plan your visit to Station Radar 1944 - Musee Franco-Allemand du Radar and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Douvres-la-Delivrande day trip tool.
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  • Off the beaten path, this wonderful Radar museum is located in a WWII German Command and Control Centre. The bunkers, the radars, and the attempt to look at how radar supports defense and commercial.....  more »
  • An interesting and very different museum. The German second world war radar station gives a very different perspective on the events following the D-Day Landings. The bunkers are excellently...  more »
  • Unfortunately closed when we arrived (totally dead a few minutes aftrr closing time! ) had a bit to see through the fence so I am being a bit generous with my rating until I can go and see it. Might well be a 5 star!
  • Really nice place, acces to all the bunkers a few radars
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