This museum has as its centrepiece the magnificent Overlord Embroidery commissioned by Lord Dulverton of Batsford (1915-92) as a tribute to the sacrifice and heroism of those men and women who took part in Operation Overlord. The Overlord Embroidery is 272 feet (83 metres) in length, and is the largest work of its kind in the world.
The Museum's unique and dramatic film show uses archive film to bring back memories of the wartime years. There are also extensive displays featuring maps, uniforms and other memorabilia, several vehicles and even a real LCVP landing craft.
Portsmouth Visitor Information Service is located in the Museum foyer, offering a range of visitor information and services. The Museum’s shop sells a range of items relating to the Second World War.
|Open All Year|
|April to September Opening Hours (1 Apr 2015 - 30 Sep 2015)|
|October to March Opening Hours (1 Oct 2015 - 31 Mar 2016)|
|Victorious Festival - Open to Festival Ticket Holders only (29 Aug 2015 - 30 Aug 2015)|
* Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Last entry to D-Day Museum - 30 minutes before closing time.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£6.80 per ticket|
|Children aged 17 and under go free with a paying adult||Free|
|Portsmouth Leisure Card Holder||£4.00 per ticket|
|Senior 60+||£5.80 per ticket|
|Student||£4.70 per ticket|
|Unaccompanied Child||£4.70 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
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