D-Day Story museum up for a top Euro award
THE D-Day StoryÂ has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2019.
Winners will be announced at the EMYA ceremony during the annual conference of the European Museum Forum in Sarajevo at the end of May.
Forty museums from across Europe have been nominated withÂ The D-Day StoryÂ one of only threeÂ museums from the countryÂ in the running.Â
CouncillorÂ Steve Pitt, cabinet member for culture leisure and sport at Portsmouth City Council said: '˜We're thrilled that our newly opened museum The D-Day Story has been nominated for these prestigious awards.Â
'˜The D-Day Story tells the many personal stories of those involved in the D-Day landings and it's testament to the calibre of the exhibitions that it's competing in this European awards arena.'
TheÂ awards are the most prestigious in Europe for promoting innovative approaches in the museum sector.