World War 2 Museum, Quineville

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Experience life under Nazi-occupied France at World War 2 Museum, a museum dedicated to documenting and displaying a timeline of World War II's most important events. When the country fell to the Germans in 1940, life changed dramatically for its citizens. Follow these changes from defeat to liberation, when in 1944 Allied forces triumphantly swept in from the beaches at Normandy. Learn about how French people coped, tried to go about their normal lives, and ultimately organized a significant resistance. Wander the recreated streets, homes, and shops designed to appear as they did during the war, complete with dioramas of everyday scenes. Arrange to visit World War 2 Museum and other attractions in Quineville using our Quineville trip planner.
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  • I really enjoyed this museum, and with several now visited in the Normandy area it still remains my favourite. Using Diaramas, artifacts, photos, models, and some brilliant information boards, this...  more »
  • Well worth a visit - the place seemed a lot bigger than it looked from the outside. I really enjoyed the reconstructed wartime street. A lot of information (French and English) on numbered boards...  more »
  • I really found this place fascinating and contrary to previous reports in July 2018 I found English translations for almost everything.
  • Great museum to visit, and the models are brilliantly detailed!
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