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.
D-Day Museum Café open during high season.
23rd - 24th August, Victorious Festival
On the weekend of 23-24 August 2014, the D-Day Museum will be included within the grounds of the Victorious Festival, which is taking place on the Southsea seafront. Admission to the D-Day Museum will be included as part of the festival ticket, and only festival ticket holders will be able to visit the Museum on these days.
|Open All Year|
|2014 (01/04/2014 - 30/09/2014)|
|Victorious Festival - Only Open to Festival Ticket Holders (23/08/2014 - 24/08/2014)|
|2015 (01/10/2014 - 31/03/2015)|
* Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£6.70 per ticket|
|Child||£4.60 per ticket|
|Children aged 17 and under go free with a paying adult||Free|
|Senior 60+||£5.70 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
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