ABMC has temporarily closed NOAC Visitor Center

ARLINGTON, Va. (Aug. 12, 2021) - Effective immediately, and until further notice, the American Battle Monuments Commission has regretfully closed the Normandy American Cemetery (NOAC) Visitor Center (VC) to the public. 

Due to direction from French authorities regarding the “Pass Sanitaire,” ABMC is no longer able to safely and responsibly manage the flow of visitors to the VC. 

Please note, the Normandy American Cemetery grounds remain open to the public. As the COVID situation in France develops, and local authorities issue new direction, we will continue to communicate changes on our website at: and through our social media channels @usabmc.