Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy at the Juno Beach Centre in 2014! Below you will find information about our 70th anniversary programming and events, including the binational commemorative ceremony on June 6, 2014. There’s lots to see and do at the Juno Beach Centre for D-Day +70. Explore newly opened underground bunkers, an exhibit on the lives of Normans and Canadians during the war, and screen a powerful and immersive film, They Walk With You.
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We look forward to welcoming you at the Juno Beach Centre for this historic occasion!
Canada’s D-Day Tribute Campaign
On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 359 Canadians were killed in action on the beaches of Normandy. This year the Juno Beach Centre commemorates their sacrifice by installing 359 Tribute Markers – one for every Canadian soldier killed in action on D-Day – on Juno Beach.
New Temporary Exhibit
“Grandma, What Was it Like During the War?” Life for Normans and Canadians from occupation to liberation: This exhibit, conceived and created by the Juno Beach Centre especially for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings, tells the story of Norman and Canadian civilians (specifically children) from 1940 to 1944.
Improved Guided Tour of Juno Park
Discover the story of the D-Day Landings while walking on the beach along the remains of the Atlantic Wall, including the observation bunker in front of the museum. Book a guided visit of Juno Park with a Canadian guide from the Juno Beach Centre.
New Immersion Film “They Walk With You”
An immersive experience using powerful video and emotionally engaging audio, They Walk With You employs Second World War newsreel footage from a variety of sources and, along with dramatic recreations, re-enacts the role and sacrifice of Canadian infantry soldiers during D-Day and the Battle of Normandy.
Mobile App – Arromanches 1944
This app enables visitors to discover (on their phone or tablet) the artificial harbor of Arromanches as it was in 1944 and to relive the Canadian Landing on Juno Beach in an innovative and interactive way.