Musée Radar

Caen
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Museums

This museum is devoted to the history of radar during WW2 and is based at the former Douvres-la-Délivrande observation station. The Würzburg radar here is an important piece, standing 10m high, and is exceptional for the historic part it played in the war. Unaccompanied visit lasts 45 minutes.

 

Nearby attractions

Halfway between Caen and the D-Day Landing beaches, this château overlooks a lush green valley. Its spectacular roofs sit above a richly carved façade and there are guided tours of the furnished interior with its paintings,...

A moving and peaceful memorial to those Canadian soldiers who lost their lives at Juno Beach and in the days following the D-Day Landings.

Around halfway between Gold Beach to the east and Sword Beach, which formed the left-hand flank of the D-Day Landing beaches, is Juno Beach where the Canadian 3rd Division came ashore.

One of the most famous places in the D-Day Landings it is commonly considered to be the first house liberated by the Allies on 6 June 1944.

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.

Bayeux in Normandy is a beautiful medieval city, brimming with history, and is the home of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.

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

Nearby events

Acadian Week

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Horse Racing in Cabourg

Photo finish.Whether it's trotting, jumping or flat races, the goal for horse and rider (or driver...

Book Fair

The joy of a good book.Come and discover the new edition of the Cabourg Book Fair. This season's...