The Juno Beach Centre hosted 82,300 visitors in 2017; we were particularly busy in April thanks to the many Canadians who visited France during the Centenary of Vimy Ridge.
This success is also due to the fact that the JBC represents Canada and attracts local and regional visitors through its annual events programing, which allows people to discover Canadian culture as well as Canadian history.
The Juno Beach Centre offers events related to Canadian culture, such as Canada Day, Halloween, specific children activities, concerts, and conferences. This close connection with Norman, French and European audiences, contributes to making it possible for the Canadian museum in Normandy to perpetuate the memory of those who landed on the beaches of Normandy in 1944, to honour their sacrifice and recount their history to younger generations.
Thank you all for helping us making the Juno Beach Centre a place of living history since its opening in 2003, in a way which is respectful of everyone’s interest! Goal 2018: 100,000 visitors. The program of events for this year is coming very soon: 15 years, 15 events. If you like what we offer, please let us know!
– Nathalie Worthington, Director of the Juno Beach Centre, Courseulles-sur-Mer
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