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D-Day Museum

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Image of Girl with Overlord Embroidery

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.

Contact Information

Clarence Esplanade

Tel: +44 023 9282 7261

Fax: +44 023 9287 5276

Opening Times

Open All Year
2015 (01/10/2014 - 31/03/2015)
2015 (01/04/2015 - 30/09/2015)


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.70 per ticket
Child£4.60 per ticket
Children aged 17 and under go free with a paying adultFree
Senior 60+£5.70 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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