The Percée du Bocage Museum tells the story of the Operation Bluecoat, which took place at the end of July 1944, as well as the liberation of the Bocage Normand. It is the work of a great gentleman, Jean Ménard, who is always available to tell you all the secrets of the battle ...
The museum is composed of 8 museum spaces with scenes of the soldiers' lives and many objects that belonged to them. The guided audio tour tells you the step by step of the soldiers movements.
Exhibition of a P51 Mustang aircraft engine discovered in Saint-Martin-Don.
Duration of the visit: from 45 min to 1hour
Free Parking outside
Duration of the audioguided visit in French or in English: 45 min.
A large choice of books, souvenirs, WW2 memorabilia, apparel, and magazines is available in the boutique of the museum.
SOUS LES ÈTOILES NORMANDIE is a family run campsite in the village of St Martin des Besaces, Calvados, offering camping and caravanning. Perfectly situated for exploring the undulating picturesque countryside, tasting renowned cheeses, sampling sparkling cider and of course, the famous Calvados.