Plan your visit

The D-Day Story is looking forward to re-opening on 17 May in line with the government’s roadmap out of lockdown.

The D-Day Story is the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany occupation during the Second World War.

The story is told using the personal possessions and words of the people who took part.

Use these pages to plan your visit to the museum.

The D-Day Story is marking National Lottery Open Week by joining in its #ThanksToYou campaign. We will be offering free entry to the museum for players of the National Lottery from 7-11 June, to say thanks for all the help the lottery provides heritage attractions such as ours, and allow us to keep telling the stories of D-Day for generations to come. Find out more about our involvement in the #ThanksToYou campaign.

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#ThanksToYou

This National Lottery Open Week, we’re saying #ThanksToYou with free entry to The D-Day Story.

What to see at The D-Day Story

The focus of The D-Day Story is the liberation of Europe from Nazi Germany occupation, told using the personal possessions and words of the people who took part.

Find us

The D-Day Story is located on Southsea seafront on Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Hampshire. Find out how to get here.

Tickets

See our list of admission prices, including for group visits, families and veterans.

Events

The D-Day Story plays host to a number of events which provide opportunities for visitors, veterans and families to enjoy a memorable day out.

Café and Shop

The D-Day Story Café offers freshly ground coffee, speciality teas and milkshakes. The D-Day Story Gift Shop offers a great range of affordable gifts and books to purchase.

Schools

Book at trip to our museum and your school or group will be inspired by the interactive displays and personal stories of those whose lives were changed by the Second World War.

Groups

The D-Day Story is a great destination for group organisers, coach operators and educational groups. You can be one of the first groups to visit our transformed museum.

Disabled visitors

We want The D-Day Story to be fully inclusive.
On this page we list some of the accessible features and resources that we have available.

Family-friendly museum

The D-Day Story is a family-friendly museum. Discover more ahead of your visit.

While you are here…

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