F.A.Q

Practical questions

How much does the entrance to the Normandy Victory Museum cost?

The entrance fee is € 9 at the full price. Children, teenagers, soldiers, teachers, people with reduced mobility, benefit from a reduced rate. All our prices are visible on this page. On the lookout for good deals? Remember to visit our tips page.

What are the museum hours?

You can see all museum hours on this page: https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/en/contact-us/

Do you need to book to visit the museum?

For the simple visit of the museum (without a guided tour): reservation is not required For the tour in an armored vehicle: we strongly advise you to book because each tour is limited to 6/8 people (depending on health constraints). Click to book your tour in an armored vehicle For the guided tour which takes place at certain times of the year only: we advise you to book because the capacity is limited to 30 people. Click to book your entry with guided tour..

Should you reserve for the tour in an armored vehicle?

For the tour in an armored vehicle: we strongly advise you to book because each tour is limited to 6/8 people (depending on health constraints).. Click to book your tour in an armored vehicle

I have booked online, can I cancel if I am not available?

You can cancel your reservation taken online up to 48 hours before the start of the activity free of charge. The refund will be done automatically on the payment method you used.

How long does a visit take?

You can count between 1h30 and two hours depending on your degree of curiosity for the visit alone (excluding immersive experiences)

Can a child get into the armored vehicle without an adult?

From 10 years old, your child can get into the armored vehicle without an adult guide. This age is indicative, depending on the size and behavior of the child, it may be slightly adjusted.

Is the museum accessible to children?

Consider taking advantage of the family package at € 30! (2 adults + 3 or 4 children) to be booked here: Acheter un forfait famille

Are virtual reality activities accessible during the Covid crisis?

Unfortunately, due to the Covid crisis, these activities are not accessible to the public because we are not able to put in place the health measures for everyone. However, we can organize this activity especially for you, for an already formed group and only on request. Do not hesitate to contact us !

All the information on the health protocol in place is here: https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/infos-covid/ 

Are retired soldiers entitled to the reduced rate for military personnel?

Yes. The reduced rate of 6 € is granted to soldiers, reservists, retired soldiers The museum is free for veterans and veterans (except groups).

Can we accumulate reductions?

In principle, special discounts and promotional offers cannot be combined. The best offer for you is then applied.

Can we visit the museum with a dog?

Our friends the dogs are accepted in the museum. We will of course ask you to keep your animal on a leash and to ensure that it does not annoy other visitors.

Where is the museum?

The Normandy Victory Museum is located in the town of Catz in La Manche, along the National 13. Our adress : Parc d’activité la Fourchette – Catz- 50500 Carentan-les-Marais – Normandy – France A few visitors have pointed out to us that their GPS struggles to find the museum.

  • If you are using Waze and Google map, enter the name directly: Normandy Victory Museum (this will bring you directly) If you are using an on-board GPS, enter the address PA La fourchette  – Catz – 50500 (municipality of Carentan-les-Marais).

In case of doubts:

  • If you come from Paris, Caen, Bayeux via the N13, after Isigny-sur-mer please take the Saint-hilaire-Petitville exit and then follow the brown indicative arrows.
  • If you come from Cherbourg, follow the direction of Carentan and take the Saint-hilaire-Petitville exit then follow the brown arrows.

Other access information here: https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/en/contact-us/  

How much does parking cost?

Parking is free

Can I come by motorhome?

Yes, our spacious car park allows you to park your motorhome without any problem by following the instructions (no maintenance terminals)

Is it possible to eat near the museum?

Our partner, the A10 canteen restaurant is located within the museum and offers traditional cuisine, pizzas and hamburger for a very good value for money. You will enjoy a vintage Liberty decor that will allow you to extend the atmosphere of your visit. Find other places Find other places to eat near the museum on this page.

“COVID” questions (updated Oct 2020)

Health protocol updated on October 15, 2020

Please read the health protocol on this page : https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/en/infos-covid-19/ 

Is the use of masks mandatory?

Yes, wearing a mask is mandatory everywhere in the museum as well as for immersive experiences such as tour in an armored vehicle.

Is the capacity limited in the museum?
What offers are available during the health crisis?
You can visit the museum freely with or without reservation.
 
Tour in an armored vehicle is available (reservation recommended because we have a lot of people)
 
The activities: VR film, virtual reality combat as well as the obstacle course are not accessible to the general public because we cannot implement health measures for the entire public. However, for groups already formed, under certain conditions and of course in accordance with government health standards we can organize these activities. Do not hesitate to contact us.

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Located in the heart of the Cotentin marshes which have seen so many liberating paratroopers fall, the Normandy Victory Museum evokes with realism and respect, the painful and glorious hours of the after Dday in Normandy. To understand the story, pay tribute to the military and civilians and never forget.

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