Musée du No 4 Commando

Caen
Normandy
Museums

The Musée du No 4 Commando pays tribute to the actions of the French commandos under Lieutenant Commander Philippe Kieffer, who captured the Casino strong point after landing on Sword Beach during the D-Day Landings.

See uniforms and other objects, and watch a video about the German invasion of France in 1940, the Commandos and the liberation of Ouistreham and Normandy.

Places to visit nearby

Caen, in Normandy, is one of the oldest university towns in France. Bustling with activity, it is a vibrant and attractive city on the River Orne.

Deauville in Normandy is a glamorous town on the Côte Fleurie ('flowery coast'), famous for horse racing and its international cultural festivals.

Trouville in Normandy is both a charming seaside resort and a picturesque fishing village all in one!

Nearby attractions

The left-hand flank of the D-Day landings, Sword Beach was one of the British landing beaches and is close to our port in Ouistreham.

Le Grand Bunker - Musée du Mur de l'Atlantique is a fascinating museum inside the German bunker at Ouistreham which has been recreated inside to look as it would have done on D-Day.

The Site Fortifié Hillman, or Hillman Bunker, is a 24 hectare site made up of 18 concrete bunkers connected by underground trenches.