The National D-Day Memorial is reopening to visitors today as part of a phased approach to welcoming guests back on site for the summer.

“We have been busy readying the Memorial for visitors by focusing on the safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors and instituting a number of changes in response to COVID-19,” commented April Cheek-Messier, president of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation. “After three months of closure, we look forward to opening our gates and letting visitors in to enjoy our beautiful monument, the outdoor space and our shared history of D-Day.”

The Memorial has established a number of initiatives to prepare for reopening, which include the following:

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