Dispatches from Juno

Training the 2016 JBC guides

February 4, 2016 formation 7

During the last week of January the new Juno Beach Centre Canadian guides followed an in intense 5 day training course in order to prepare for their new positions at the museum. The training focuses mainly on with historical content, the educational presentations in the temporary exhibit and guided tours of Juno Park. They are also trained...

Read More

Canadian Treasures!

January 26, 2016 New stock in the JBC boutique!

The annual order of Canadian goods for the Juno Beach Centre boutique has just arrived the museum!

Read More

The museum is closed

January 3, 2016 P1010326

Like each year in January, the Juno Beach Centre is closed for annual maintenance. This month is the opportunity for a general clean up and maintenance works which cannot be carried out when the museum is open to the public. However, the offices remain open and the staff is busy preparing 2016. Attention: The large majority...

Read More

Souvenirs of 2015 on Juno Beach

December 30, 2015 DSCN3526

On the sea front in Courseulles-sur-Mer, walkers can discover an exhibition of photographs of the 71st anniversary of the D-Day landings which took place at the Juno Beach Centre and in the town of Courseulles. A nice way to finish the year and to make the most of the beautiful weather!

Read More

Christmas archives

December 25, 2015 DOC023 - Copie

Since its creation in 2003, the Juno Beach Centre has collected archives related to the Second World War: photo albums, sketches, letters, newspapers, magazines, brochures, musical scores, menus, personal documents… This fund built up with time thanks to donations. It makes it possible to enrich the museum temporary exhibits and its educational programs. It is also a source of iconography for...

Read More

Scrapbooking and sharing before Christmas

December 22, 2015 Anim Noël 13_22-12-15

Little ones and big ones took part in the scrapbooking work shop organised at the Juno Beach Centre before Christmas. They were all happy to spend time together to create Christmas cards in the company of Lea, JBC guide, Yaëlle, Boutique Manager and Mireille Duval who kindly volunteered to give her time and share her...

Read More

Christmas Far from Home


The Juno Beach Centre is open and the last Canadian guides of the year 2015, Nicole and Léa, will welcome you until December 31 (except from December 25). Have you ever wondered how the expat Canadian guides celebrate Christmas here in Normandy? Far from friends and families in Canada, they adopt new traditions! For one, Léa...

Read More

This Holiday Season: Visit the Juno Beach Centre!

December 20, 2015 IMG_1542

The Juno Beach Centre is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm until December 31, except on December 25. Come and visit us! With family or friends, discover or rediscover the museum and its temporary exhibit Grandma, What was it Like During the War? especially designed for the youngsters, to make them understand what...

Read More