If you have an interest in the history of lace you will really enjoy this. You can spend more than an hour just looking at the exhibts.
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This museum was redone about 4 years ago and is a very nicely designed museum with an eclectic collection focused on items with a Bayeux connection. It was a quick visit but fun and interesting. I would highly recommend it along with a visit to...More
This is a beautiful, modern, small museum which is so user friendly. It houses an astonishing variety of exhibits, including early architectural finds, fine art, porcelain and for those interested in the intricacies of lace making, a beautiful display section, making this one of the...More
It appears to be an Art Museum, but in reality it is a museum of the history of Bayeux. It uses art and artifacts to trace the history of the area from the time of the earliest people to the recent past. Bayeux was once...More
A fantastic museum, well designed and beautifully laid out. The lace exhibition was exquisite. Something for everyone and not too large. There were very few people there on our visit, it deserves to be busier. Excellent.
Museum was recommended by our hostess at the B&B, La Tour Louise. It is a short walk in town of Bayeux. The collections range from prehistoric to the present. The most impressive collection for me was the array of lace---and the displays of the types...More
Worthy of a couple of hours,especially the unique lace exhibit...housed in the Bishop's place...archaelogical exhibit helps to understand community development
This museum traced the history of art in Europe from prehistory to the 20th century. It is housed in a former Bishop's Palace near the Cathedral. Its porcelain and lace exhibits are extensive. There are touch-screens with quizzes for children.
This museum gives overall picture of art from the Bayeux region. I was impressed about the way the art was displayed within the different rooms. A must visit
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