Homage of all deported persons of Mayenne

History is necessary to understand the past, Memory is necessary to build the present

  • Mémorial des déportés de la Mayenne

    Mur des noms du mémorial

    © Photo : mémorial des déportés de la Mayenne

  • Mémorial des déportés de la Mayenne

    Espace Mémoire du mémorial

    © Photo : mémorial des déportés de la Mayenne

The Memorial of Deported tributes to all deported persons from the department of Mayenne during the second world war. It was inaugurated in 2012 and wants to be a place of memory for people sent to concentration or extermination camps .

In this unique site of western part of France you will find :

- the space of memory

- the space of watchfullness.

A lot of evidences are presented in a special atmosphere and adapted for everybody : objects brought back from the nazi camps, exhibitions, chronologies, walls with names

More than a place of Memory and Reverence, the Memorial is a place of sharing, of artistic expression, of information and watchfullness.

You can visit the Memorial by yourself or follow a guided visit.
Guided visit in English are available (contact apmd53@yahoo.fr ).

More info

  • Mémorial des Déportés de la Mayenne
  • 23 rue Ambroise de Loré
  • 53100 MAYENNE
  •  02 43 08 87 35
  • Courriel
  • Site Internet