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D-Day Museum

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D-Day Museum
Clarence Esplanade

Tel: +44 023 9282 7261

Image of Girl with Overlord Embroidery


Ticket TypePrice
Adult£6.80 per ticket
Children aged 17 and under go free with a paying adultFree
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.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Induction Loop System
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • On site parking close by - Fees apply
  • Parking (charge)
  • Railway station within 5 miles


  • Cafe - April - Sept
  • Catering for groups - with prior booking with the cafe.
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic area - on communal parkland
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1.5 - 2 hours
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - Please download our Group Travel Guide for more information.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • Min group size - 15, to qualify for group rates.
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - For groups only. Extra charge, available on application.
  • Special group rates - Adult: £5.50 Senior: £4.50 Child: £4.00

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages - For the Overlord Embroidery only (English/French/ Dutch/Spanish/German)
  • Event Venue
  • Groups by arrangement - Tours of D-Day Museum and / or Overlord Embroidery available by arrangement for pre-booked groups (fee applies).
  • Groups welcome
  • Open all year round

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Most suitable for Key Stages 2 & 3. Tours of D-Day Museum and / or Overlord Embroidery available by arrangement, for pre-booked groups (fee applies).

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch audio guide
  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Spanish audio guide

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Map & Directions

Road Directions

M27 or A3(M) to M275 to Esplanade.*** Sunday 6th September *** Portsmouth Triathlon is taking place in Southsea this weekend, so access to the D-Day Museum by road will be restricted due to road closures for the event. We are anticipating that the road closures will be lifted by 1pm, but D-Day Museum will still be accessible by foot until the end of the event.If you require any information for your visit, please contact us.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest stations are Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour.

Opening Times

Open All Year
October to March Opening Hours (1 Oct 2015 - 31 Mar 2016)
April to September Opening Hours (1 Apr 2016 - 30 Sept 2016)

* Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
Last entry to D-Day Museum - 30 minutes before closing time.


Sunday, 24th January 2016 - Sunday, 24th January 2016

Holocaust Memorial Day
more info

Saturday, 27th August 2016 - Sunday, 28th August 2016

Victorious Festival 2016
more info

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