F.A.Q

Closure of the museum for renovations!

Dear visitors, for three months, our museum is closed to carry out decoration work and offer you an improved visit route.

Reopening to the public on February 12, 2022. Thank you for your patience.

Important note for groups: the Greenfield room remains accessible as well as certain activities, contact us for the organization of your events.

Is the health pass compulsory?

The Health Pass is compulsory from 12 years and 2 months. (See the full protocol).

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: Our schedules

The museum is closed for renovations – Reopening on February 12, 2022 – Groups can be accommodated under certain conditions, do not hesitate to ask 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 Dodge tour: we advise you to book during peak periods but you can come directly (you will be greeted depending on availability. Do not hesitate to ask our teams at the museum reception)

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.

Why is the armored tour no longer available?

Unfortunately, the maintenance and operation of this type of vehicle is very important and delicate, which has forced us to stop this activity.

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)

Is the museum accessible to children?

Absolutely. It is very important for us to welcome children and adapt to them. Moreover, we welcome many schoolchildren and one of our founders is a history teacher. For 2022 we will be implementing new activities and content especially for children.

Consider taking advantage of the family package at € 30! (2 adults + 3 or 4 children) to be booked here: Buy a family ticket

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. We reserve the right to ask you to take the dog out in the event of behavior that may disturb our other visitors or damage the museum.

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.

About “COVID” 

Protocole sanitaire en vigueur

You can read the sanitary protocol on this page: https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/en/infos-covid-19/

Is the use of masks mandatory?
Is the capacity limited in the museum?

Please see the current protocol available here: https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/en/infos-covid-19/

Is the capacity limited in the store?

Please see the current protocol available here: https://normandy-victory-museum.fr/en/infos-covid-19/

What offers are available during the health crisis?

Most of our offers are available again: free and guided tours of the museum, tour in a Dodge, events… Our offers are updated regularly, please refer to the relevant sheet.

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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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