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Entrance tickets to the Civilians in Wartime Museum in Falaise

Duration: up to 2 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Learn about the lives of Civilians in Normandy during the Occupation, the Liberation and the Reconstruction

Find out more about WW2 from a new perspective

Visit William the Conqueror's Falaise castle just across the road

What to expect

Come and visit a museum in the heart of Falaise dedicated to the lives and survival of civilians during the Second World War.

1000 m² of exhibition space acquainting you with the remarkable testimonies of those who survived along with an outstanding collection of items they used in their daily lives and hitherto unseen archive material provided by the Caen Mémorial Museum and the inhabitants of Falaise and its surroundings.

The civilians’ life until reconstruction was paced by the burden of German occupation and repression, the regime of Vichy led by Marshal Pétain, but also the resistance as well as the allied bombings through the liberation.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

What's included

Entrance ticket

What's not included

Live guide

Audioguide

Location

Civilians in Wartime Museum, 12 Place Guillaume le Conquérant, 14700 Falaise

Meeting point:

Please show your voucher to the cashier's desk at the museum.

When

  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
  • From June 18 to July 11: from 11.00am to 1.00pm and from 2.00.pm to 5.30pm (Wednesday to Sunday)
  • From July 12 to August 29: from 11.00am to 1.00pm and from 2.00pm to 5.30pm (every day)

Provider

Mémorial de Caen

Important to know

  • You could present your barcode ticket directly at the entrance of the museum
  • Please check the opening hours of the museum before your visit