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Musee Baron Gerard

37 rue du Bienvenu, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 92 14 21
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In the heart of the Episcopal palace of Bayeux, the MAHB reopened in 2013, provides a journey through history of art in Europe, from Archeology to Modern Art.-600 pieces of art with Impressionnist masterpiece of Gustave Caillebotte and Eugene Boudin-1000 pieces of Bayeux porcelain and lace-800 archeological and ethnographic pieces
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  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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37 rue du Bienvenu, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 92 14 21
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rarely have I been to a Museum where the collection of artifacts and displays has been so varied and interesting; there is even a recreation of a judicial chamber (that is truly splendid) with an ornate wooden and metal bossed ceiling. Among the many exhibits,...More

Thank unclebobjim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very pleasantly surprised by this eclectic and well laid out museum. The groups of elementary school students made it a little hard to visit, but it's always wonderful to see children learning about art and culture. The lace section was spectacular and the...More

Thank Trisha M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a kind of a hidden gem. The museum is just so well laid out and interesting. It is basically about the history of Bayeux. The displays are so creative and interesting. Lots about crafts from Bayeux. Everything is in english as well as...More

Thank momskier
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Such an interesting museum! Beautifully curated and displayed, with plenty of information about everything exhibited. Highly recommend!

Thank Y4495FJhelenc
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Superbly displayed - lots of material and information about Bayeux and Normandy through out the ages

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very well done town museum that could easily pass by with the many other wonderful sights in this small town. I would encourage you to go see it if you have an interest in the making of lace. This is just one of the fine...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The museum is close to the cathedral and benefits from cross-ticketing with the museum dedicated to the Tapestry. It has a good collection of artefacts relating to local history on display. Bronze Age, Roman and early modern material predominates but most periods are represented.

Thank SteveEssex2014
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Visited this on pass ticket including the Tapestry (12€ for the two - very reasonable) - only a short walk away behind the cathedral. A journey through the history of the region from pre-history to 20th century. Very beautifully laid out and well labelled. Wonderful...More

1  Thank Glycine101
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was a gem of a museum; I went my myself as my husband was 'museumed out,' but I am so glad I did. It is filled with wonderful artifacts in a unique setting, a former Bishop's Palace. There is a self-guided tour, and each...More

2  Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is an excellent local museum of history and fine art . Excellent presentation and good descriptions of the objects in English as well as French . It is in the old Bishops Palace and has a roman basement and a 19th century court-room as...More

1  Thank Tony Trottie K
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27 February 2017|
Response from Bayeuxmuseum14400 | Property representative |
Hello, you can buy the pass at each desk of the museums in Bayeux only. See you soon in Bayeux!
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