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Maisy Battery

7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
0044-7411-93-21-97
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A total must see!

This was a total surprise! My husband and I were all museum-ed out from being in Paris for a week... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephanie H
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Interesting perspective on sources of actual German firing on 6 June 1944

I had read Gary Stern's somewhat controversial book about his discovery, purchase, and reclamation... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJSaylor
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Washington, DC
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The Maisy Battery is a huge German WW2 Headquarters and Gun Batteries that was left buried in the fields of Normandy for the past 60 years. Only re-opened in 2006 this site now stands as the largest in Normandy of its type with over 3km of trenches open for you to see along side personnel buildings, ammunition tunnels, Hospitals and many more buildings that you can walk through and explore! Private tours are available on request taken by the owners. This is really a unique site to see on this coast!
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Route des Perruques, 14450 Grandcamp-Maisy, France
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0044-7411-93-21-97
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a total surprise! My husband and I were all museum-ed out from being in Paris for a week so we decided to skip the traditional museums for a day in Normandy and try this spot. It was really interesting to see where the...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read Gary Stern's somewhat controversial book about his discovery, purchase, and reclamation of this site. Four adults and our personal tour guide tramped through the entire deeply trenched and still partially overgrown Maisy Battery area and had a much better feel for what...More

Thank DJSaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most recent “discovery” surrounding D-Day, the “Maisy Battery”, inland of Pointe du Hoc, scene of the US 2nd Rangers’ epic climb up the cliffs in the face of murderous fire on 6th June, where they were only to find no heavy guns there after...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem with a beautiful historical story. Be sure to ask for the story. Once triggered, buy the excellent book!

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Thank SanMooij
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most interesting sights in the whole of the Normandy landings feature. Owners Gary and son Daniel are so well informed about the site and surrounding history

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Thank stevenD7581EK
Reviewed 1 week ago

What really went on here? Hard to fully discern, but the extensive emplacements and the scale of it certainly makes you think

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Thank W3509ELmarkw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed local so we could visit this site. It's an active excavation and not a fully finished site with a museum and cafe and gift shop. However it us a recent discovery and they are doing a great job. Met Dan in the restaurant ghe...More

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Thank Steve L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great welcome and very concise and interesting description of the Battery and it's history by the staff. If you want to see D-Day history in Normandy you have to experience this site. Thanks for the visit.

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Thank georgeeltherington
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience to see the bunkers and structures and secret tunnels that the Germans used during WWII

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Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting talk given by owner, this battery should be given every support it needs to help them find all that there is to be found. Will return at a later date to see final outcome.

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Thank geoffreyc139
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DJSaylor
26 January 2017|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi, Glad to hear you have read the book. I hope you have enjoyed it. During that time frame we will be open from 10AM - 4PM every day. If you would like to visit outside of that or book a private tour with myself please... More
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LTCSZ
28 November 2016|
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Response from DanMaisyBattery | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You should be able to contact us through the website. Sadly I cannot post website names or email addresses on here but google should find us no problem. Best Wishes Maisy Battery
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