The South Sights


D-Day Museum

D-Day Museum Review

In the absorbing D-Day Museum in nearby Southsea, an eclectic range of exhibits illustrates the planning and logistics involved in the D-Day landings, as well as the actual invasion on June 6, 1944. The museum's centerpiece is the Overlord Embroidery ("Overlord" was the code name for the invasion), a 272-foot-long embroidered cloth with 34 panels illustrating the history of World War II, from the Battle of Britain in 1940 to D-Day and the first days of the liberation.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, PO5 3NT | Map It
  • Phone: 023/9282–7261
  • Cost: £6.70
  • Hours: Apr.–Sept., daily 10–5:30; Oct.–Mar., daily 10–5; last admission 30 mins before closing
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  • Location: Portsmouth
Updated: 05-28-2014

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