Built on the very beach where the first American troops landed on June 6, 1944, the Utah Beach Museum recounts the story of D-Day in 10 sequences, from the preparation of the landing, to the final outcome and success. This comprehensive chronological journey immerses visitors in the history of the landing through a rich collection of objects, vehicles, materials, and oral histories.
Admire an original B26 bomber, one of only six remaining examples of this airplane still in existence worldwide, and relive the epic experience of American soldiers through the film “VICTORY IN THE SAND,” winner of a CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD 2012 and the 2013 CINE SPECIAL JURY AWARD for best museum documentary.
By the end of your visit, you will understand the strategic choices for the Allied invasion of Normandy and the reasons for the success at Utah Beach. Thanks to your visit, you will also have contributed to the safeguard of the site and the preservation of the memory of the Allied soldiers’ extraordinary sacrifices.
- THE GERMAN DEFENSES.
- THE COTENTIN UNDER OCCUPATION.
- THE ALLIED STRATEGY.
- JUNE 6 1944: D-DAY AT UTAH BEACH:
- NAVAL FORCES.
- THE AIR FORCES.
- THE LAND FORCES.
- THE LINK-UP.
- FROM UTAH BEACH TO CHERBOURG.
- THE PORT AT UTAH BEACH.
- October 1 to May 31: 10:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
- June 1 to September 30: 9:30 AM TO 7:00 PM
- Last ticket sales one hour before closing
For December hours,
- The Utah Beach Landing Museum will be opened during the Christmas holidays from December 26th until January 4th from 10:00 am till 6:00 pm (last entrance at 5:00 pm)
- On December 31st the Museum will close its doors at 4:00 pm (last entrances at 3:00 pm)
Closed in January
MUSÉE DU DÉBARQUEMENT UTAH BEACH