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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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13 bis Rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14401, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

It is hard to believe a 1000yr old tapestry like this could still exist & in such fine condition. The manner of display is excellent with visitors given an audio phone & then proceeding down a long corridor with toned lighting as the meaning of...More

Thank zenonSydney
Reviewed 11 July 2016

First class museum, and cost of three museums in Bayeux is 15 euros, but difficult to take in on one day. With a great audio commentary, the Tapestry, in its vivid colours, is brought to life, It details the whole story and makes the 1066...More

Thank LanarkshireKillieboy
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Just a short review about the Bayeux Tapestry. The Tapestry is stunning and an absolute must see. Be sure to get the guided tour headphones which explains each segment of the Tapestry. The only negative about the tour is that your time at each segment...More

Thank fatbelly33
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I'd seen medieval tapestries at The Cloisters in NYC but nothing prepared me for this tapestry. Its handiwork, facial expressions, long lasting (over 1,000 years!) colors and its clear telling of William The Conqueror invasion of England is amazing. The associated exhibits and video are...More

Thank BrooklynBoomer
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We visited the museum during a recent sailing trip to France and this was one of the highlights of the trip. The tapestry is a wonder to behold and the way the exhibition was organised was superb. A personal audio presentation accompanies you along the...More

Thank lchip
Reviewed 11 July 2016

My wife and I visited the Bayeux Tapestry museum on June 19, 2016. The exhibit is very well done and is a vivid documentation of the Norman conquest and the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The tapestry is quite an achievement being so large (Guinness...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It was truly amazing to see this magnificent tapestry. I knew a little of the history but find after my visit I want to know even more. The workmanship was incredible. The story told to follow along was perfect. While a popular attraction, not so...More

Thank 516diannef
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It's a must see peace of history, even if your not a history buff it's well worth a visit, the audio commentary which is available in lots of languages was informative and not so full of facts that it became boring. Price is OK but...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The tapestry is amazing and clearly a must if you come to Bayeux. If you're there for the D-Day beaches, this is a nice "bookend" experience, since it depicts the other amphibious invasion across the English Channel that changed the course of European (and world)...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is the thing to see while in Bayeux. The tapestry is in remarkable condition. It is not expensive to view and you are given a free audio guide in your language which clearly describes the panels in the tapestry. Definitely recommend viewing.

Thank Nola M
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22 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
29 March 2017|
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Hello, Please contact our groups booking department to get information : reservation[at]bayeuxmuseum[dot]coh
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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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