Museum opening hours: 10AM to 5PM.

Book Launch: Gustav the Brave

Gustav the Brave

During the Second World War specially trained homing pigeons braved bullets to deliver life-saving messages. Gustav was one of them. Join us for the first public reading of the story, follow our pigeon trail, see Gustav's Dickin Medal and make a pigeon puppet. A BookFest 2020 event.

The event is recommended for families with children aged 7+

Included in the museum ticket price. Booking essential. Email or call 023 9283 4744.


  • 21, Feb 2020
  • D-Day-Museum
  • Included in the museum ticket price.

The D-Day Story

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.

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