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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

13 bis Rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14401, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 51 25 50
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This museum houses the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a 70-m long piece of embroidery that graphically tells the story of the 1066 Battle of Hastings.Listed UNESCO Memory of the World. Duration of visit about 1h30.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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13 bis Rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14401, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

The Tapisserie de Bayeax was an unexpected and very interesting find in our visit to Normandy. The brisk narration in English was key in understanding the unique significance of this work. The exhibition was also very well done.

Thank marymaryo
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Highly recommend this museum when traveling to Bayeux. Very interesting and in a great part of town.

Thank sd222RK
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Free headphones make this easy to understand and enjoy the history of the beautiful tapestry. Centrally located in town and a quick place to visit.

Thank Maynard1
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great story and learned a lot whilst walking along the length of the Tapisserie de Bayeux, excellent audible commentary. well worth the entrance fee and in the middle of town.

Thank MickHughes1234
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Bayeux Tapestry tells the interesting story of Norman conquest of England. An audio guide is included in admission and gives excellent commentary about the tapestry.

Thank happytrails94
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Well presented with appropriate commentary which brings it alive and makes sure that you don't miss any of the details. Only takes half an hour. If you're in Bayeux you really should go see for yourself.

Thank baggyanddebs
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Many years ago I learnt about the Bayeux Tapestry in school. It was amazing to see it for real and the narration of the story on the personal audio sets was very informative and interesting and the place is very well organised. There were some...More

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

the tapestry is in great condition considering it is over 900 years old. The audio guide narrative brings the story to life . Would recommend for visitors of all ages. Particularly interesting for British visitors as it tells , in great details, the history of...More

Thank WallyowlOrpington
Reviewed 21 June 2016

What a truely fabulous experience, hidden a little of the beaten track, well worth trying to find, Allow plenty of time,the story is good, however, take time to enjoy and study the workmanship of be tapestry, beautiful art work, Thank you

Thank Carol19580916
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I visited the museum with a tour to view the famous Bayeux tapestry. I found the audio headphones highly useful and I would reccommend them. I got a sense of the build up to the battle and I was not bored at all. Great

Thank Herbie P
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crowsnc
How far is the train station to the Musee de la Tapisserie (coming from Paris). Is it possible to walk without lots of traffic?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Bayeuxmuseum14400 | Property representative |
Hello, the train station is less than a 10-minutes walk from the museum and the street you will cross is a oneway traffic. Be aware that for security reasons, the museum can't accept suitcases or large bags and there's no... More
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Geoff R
What are the hours in September? If 24 Americans come at once will there be enough headsets? Do they offer individually guided tours?
28 March 2017|
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Response from Bayeuxmuseum14400 | Property representative |
Hello, Please contact our groups booking department to get information : reservation[at]bayeuxmuseum[dot]coh
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gaspegal
We are planning a visit on June 16 which is a Saturday. What are the hours one can visit the tapestry?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Bayeuxmuseum14400 | Property representative |
Hello, in June the Bayeux Tapestry museum is open daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm See you soon in Bayeux!
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