Juno Beach Centre

Local nameJuno Beach Centre
LocationCourseulles-sur-Mer, France

The Juno Beach Centre or, in French, Centre Juno Beach, is a museum located in Courseulles-sur-Mer in the Calvados region of Normandy, France. It is situated immediately behind the beach codenamed Juno, the section of the Allied beachhead on which 14,000 Canadian troops landed on D-Day 6 June 1944.

The Centre was conceived in the 1990s by a group of Canadian veterans who felt that the contributions and sacrifices of Canadian soldiers during the liberation of Europe were not properly commemorated and represented in the Normandy region. The project, spearheaded by veteran Garth Webb and his companion Lise Cooper, began initially as a grassroots fundraising campaign that eventually gained the financial support of many institutions and businesses and the Canadian and French governments at many levels. The Centre was inaugurated on 6 June 2003. Over one thousand Canadian veterans attended the inauguration in 2003, as well as the 2004 ceremony for the 60th anniversary of D-Day.

Tags D-DayWWIIBeachMuseumWheelchair Accessible
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Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Day Trip from 214 USD

Opening hours

January: closed
February: 10:00am — 5:00pm
March: 10:00am — 6:00pm
April — September: 9:30am — 7:00pm
October: 10:00am — 6:00pm
November — December: 10:00am — 5:00pm

Closed: 25 Dec


Full / reduced rates:

Juno Beach Centre: 7.00 € / 5.50 €
Temporary Exhibit Only: 3.00 € / 3.00 €
Juno Park Only: 5.50 € / 4.50 €
Juno Beach Centre + Juno Park: 11.00 € / 9.00 €

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juno_Beach_Centre

Official website http://www.junobeach.org/

Twitter https://twitter.com/junobeachcentre

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/JunoBeachCentre

Email contact@junobeach.org

Phone +33 2 31 37 32 17

Address Voie des Français Libres, BP 104, 14470 Courseulles-sur-Mer, France

Coordinates 49°20'11.043" N -0°27'42.06" E

Tours and activities: Juno Beach Centre

Normandy D-Day Battlefields and Beaches Day Trip

from 214 USD

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