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Services

The Caen Mémorial museum offers many free services to help you make the most of your visit.

The nursery

The kindergarten welcomes children from 3 months to 10 years old.

Its qualified staff will look after your children for free, for a maximum of 3 hours during your visit. No booking, upon availability. Feeding and changing facilities are also provided.

For safety reasons, pushchairs are not allowed on the museum visit walkways. We can lend you a baby carrier suited to the size of your child (up to 20kg).

Opening times:

From 4 February to 9 July 2017:  every day - 10am-12:30am and 1:30pm-6pm

From 10 July to 25 August 2017: every day - 9:30am-6pm

From 26 August to 30 September 2017: every day - 10am-12:30am and 1:30pm-6pm

October 2017: 1, 7, 8, 14, 15 and from 21 to 31 - 10am-12:30am and 1:30pm-6pm

November 2017: 1, 2 ,3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 19, 26 November - 10am-12:30am and 1:30pm-6pm

Décember 2017: 3, 10, 17 and from 23 to 31 December - 0am-12:30am and 1:30pm-6pm (closed on 25 December)

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Book and gift shop

A large selection of books, DVDs and souvenirs.

With over 5000 items about the history of the 20th century and in particular the Second World War, this is the only bookstore in Normandy specializing exclusively on the theme.

The online Mémorial bookshop also offers an extensive selection of the best books for all ages. About D-Day, the Battle of Normandy and the Second World War, but also the history of the twentieth century since the First World War to the present day, through decolonization and the Cold War. Discover a wide selection of DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs and souvenirs.

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Lockers

Keep your hands free while you visit the museum.

Avoid carrying around your belongings during your visit, leave your bags and outer garments in a secure locker.

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