Tour in a Dodge WC51 in the bocage

Climb aboard a vintage military vehicle (DODGE WC51) for an excursion in the Normandy bocage and in the town of Carentan, for 1h15 of historical discovery and sensations. Tarif 

  • 44€/Person for the tour only
  • 50€/Person with the museum visit (you get the museum entrance at a reduced rate of 6€ and save 3€ per person).
  • If you book for 7 people, the 7th place in the Dodge is free!
  • Departure from two people.

I book a slot

Your DODGE passenger ticket entitles you to entry to the museum at the reduced rate (€6 instead of €9). To book a tour with a museum entrance ticket: select the number of passengers, the date and time then click on “continue shopping” and now select the number of museum tickets corresponding to the number of passengers.

 

Your Dodge tour in a nutshell

You climb aboard a vintage military vehicle (DODGE WC51) for a 1h15 tour that takes you in the track of the famous parachute company, the 101st Airborne. You take small roads and paths, discover the landscapes of the marshes and the bocage which made the battle so difficult, you come across monuments and architectural elements of the time still clearly visible… During this journey, our passionate driver guide will tells history and its anecdotes.

dodge excursion
Dodge tour in the Normandy bocage
Dodge tour in Normandy

Indicative departure days and times* for this tour

In case of differences, the booking system is to be taken into account

March 2023 - No departures
April 2023 - Only 1 departure

Départs à 15h les jours suivants :

  • Saturday April 29 (in French language)

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

May 2023 - 3 departures

Departures at 3 p.m. on the following days:

  • Saturday May 6 (in French language)
  • Saturday May 26 (in French language)
  • Sunday May 27 (in French language)

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

June 2023 - no departures
July 2023 - Departures at 3 p.m.

Departures at 3 p.m. every day from Saturday July 1 to Monday July 31 (French or bilingual to be confirmed)

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

August 2023 - Departures at 3 p.m.

Departures at 3 p.m. every day from Tuesday August 1 to Thursday August 31 (French or bilingual to be confirmed).

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

September 2023 - Schedules to come

Schedules to come

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

October 2023 - Schedules to come

Schedules to come

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

November 2023 - Schedules to come

Schedules to come

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

December 2023 - Schedules to come

Schedules to come

>> I book

If you are at least three people, you can call the museum reception at 02 33 71 74 94 to find out if a tour can be arranged outside these hours.

Good to know!

-> You are not available in these time slots? Contact the reception of the museum to find out if it is possible to offer you a departure on another day or at another time.

-> Are you alone? Contact the reception of the museum, if a departure is planned and there is still space, you can reserve a place.

-> Booking is not compulsory and you can come without a reservation but we advise you to do so because people with a booking have priority and in high season, the tours are quickly full.

Any questions? Contact us at 02 33 71 74 94

Practical information and what you need to know

  • Dodge tour duration: 1h15 min.
  • Departure from two people.
  • In case of rain and depending on the intensity, the vehicle is covered (Uncovered in good weather).
  • A running board is available for boarding the vehicle.
  • The seats at the back are made of wood (it’s not very soft but quite acceptable)
  • The journey does not present any particular risks for fragile people, however it is a little bumpy in places. Do not hesitate to ask us if you have any doubts.
  • Our dog friends are not allowed in the vehicle for security reasons.
  • The vehicle is not equipped to allow access for people with reduced mobility.
  • Children are allowed from 7 years old.

Practical information : museum

  • Duration of the visit : between 1h30 and 3h
  • Free parking of 300 places easily accessible by bus and camping car
  • The museum is accessible by manual and electric wheelchairs.
  • If you wish to use the audioguide application, you will need a smartphone and your headphones (in case you forget, headphones on sale at the museum for 1€)
  • Opening hours and access

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