The Airborne Museum is situated in the heart of Sainte-Mère-Eglise in Normandy in the department of La Manche.

Near the museum, you will easly find the Normandy landing beaches : Utah Beach (few minutes from Sainte-Mère-Eglise), Omaha beach, Gold Beach, Juno Beach, Sword Beach but also famous areas like La Pointe du Hoc, the American Cemetery of Colleville/Mer, the German Cemetery in la Cambe …

With a road network including several highways Paris is less than 3h away, the Northern region 4 hours away and Belgium is 5 hours away.

How to move in La Manche ? Please visit this website :


By train

  • From Paris :

Line Paris to Cherbourg

Train station of Carentan

By car

  • Paris – Airborne Museum (Sainte-Mère-Eglise) : 3H

A13 then N13 from Caen (free) direct. Cherbourg

  • Caen – Airborne Museum (Sainte-Mère-Eglise) : 45min

N13 direct. Cherbourg

  • Cherbourg – Airborne Museum (Sainte-Mère-Eglise) : 35min

N13 direct. Caen

  • Rennes – – Airborne Museum (Sainte-Mère-Eglise) : 1h45

A84 (free) then N174 (free)