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The D-Day Story, Portsmouth

4.4
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Immerse yourself in learning about the Normandy D-Day landings at The D-Day Story. Contemplate the 83 m (272 ft) long Overlord Embroidery, a tribute to the men and women who took part in Operation Overlord. Relive the atmosphere of D-Day through film footage, music, and wartime images in the audiovisual theater. Reflect over the extensive displays of personal memorabilia, maps, uniforms, vehicles, and other historic artifacts from Portsmouth's war days. Also view full-size dioramas of the map room of the Allied headquarters, a Horsa glider, and a rare Beach Armored Recovery Vehicle (BARV) tank. Arrange to visit The D-Day Story and other attractions in Portsmouth using our Portsmouth online tour itinerary planner.
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  • It was quiet when my girlfriend & I visited last week, but the first half of the museum is good with lots of videos to sit & watch & plenty of interesting information everywhere you look. I enjoyed...  more »
  • The exhibition is well worth seeing. So much I didn't know about and the beautiful overlord embroidery is amazing.  more »
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  • A really good museum both for adults and children. Probably takes about an hour but there was a lot to see. The tapestry is interesting and there is a lot to see how it was made. Just great
  • I should not have been surprised, these type of exhibitions are usually pretty well done in Portsmouth. But this display did not disappoint. The tapestry is a real labour of love that is art at its corr
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