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La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery)

La rue d'Azeville, Azeville, France
+33 2 33 40 63 05
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Really interesting

Can't understand why this place was so quiet, it is fantastic. We visited many museums whilst in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Okehampton, United Kingdom
Very Interesting

Under ground tunnels to explore with audio which tells you all about the battery and history. Very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nicola M
Jersey, United Kingdom
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La rue d'Azeville, Azeville, France
+33 2 33 40 63 05
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Can't understand why this place was so quiet, it is fantastic. We visited many museums whilst in Normandy but this was my favourite. All seven in our group found this really interesting. Included in the small entry charge is a hand held audio tour device....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Under ground tunnels to explore with audio which tells you all about the battery and history. Very interesting.

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This battery is in the middle of the countryside and was seen as a vital part of the Atlantic Wall. A self-guided audio tour allows you to discover the history of the battery and it's role during the events of June 1944. The tour takes...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very interesting place to visit if you are interested in WW2. There's quite a lot of tunnels and you are free to roam inside all the bunkers. There's also a good audio guide in lots of languages. Very friendly lady at the reception desk.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had the plans of visiting one of the batteries above Sainte Mere Eglise, our sons thought this would be the most interesting one. And it turned out to be!. Perfect tour available in 4 languages which tells you all about the battery and its history...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We travelled by coach to Azeville where the German bunker fortification is situated near Normandy. There are 4 of the original blockhouses remaining. Approx 170 men were stationed here. It is in the middle of nowhere and the bunkers are cold and dark and it...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited in February. Not a lot do say. Be aware the Batterie is only open from April till Oktober.So we just got an idea from outside.

Thank Lars U
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Went there with friends. Still an awesome site. Especially the part with the grenade is a 'blast'. Will return in the near future. Defintely.

Thank Merijn P
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This site consists of 4 German pillboxes and the accompanying bunker system. A great part of the original tunnels has been excavated and can be visited. The entrance fee includes an audio tour, that gives great information and insight on the structures and what it...More

Thank Wilbert J
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Located at 7kms in the North East from Sainte-Mère-Eglise, this battery built in 1941, is one of the first buildings of the Atlantic Wall in France. Tunnels are made between bunkers and turned up into the maze. Guides give us a good idea of what...More

Thank nathalie t
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27 March 2015|
Response from Albatross199 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Debbie and Andy (I presume), While it is not easy finding the museum's website, I did find a page that seems to contain the information you are looking for by typing in the French spelling of the site name in Google (la... More