Bayeux Tapestry Museum, Bayeux

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Address: 13 rue de Nesmond, Centre Guillaume le Conquerant,14402 Bayeux, France

Phone: +33-0231512550

Ticket Price: 9 EUR

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

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About Bayeux Tapestry Museum, Bayeux

The Bayeux Tapestry Museum is rich with history and makes for an extremely interesting visit. The museum has an audio guide which makes it very informative for those visiting it for the first time. A great insight to the history of William the Conquerer and his conquest of England all depicted over 70 meters of linen. The museum also houses a cinema room that screens a documentary about the history of the Norman Conquest and the tapestry. To sum it up, the Bayeux Tapestry Museum is an informative museum with attractive work and a remarkable display.

Bayeux Tapestry Museum Information

  • You can take a second and third round around the museum; however, the audio can’t be stopped or paused in between. 
  • The museum is open on all days of the week. 
  • The last entry to the museum is taken 1 hour before closing time.

Bayeux Tapestry Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adults: € 9
  • Youth: € 4
  • Children below 10 years of age: Free.

How To reach Bayeux Tapestry Museum by Public Transport

  • Train: Bayeux Train Station.

Restaurants Near Bayeux Tapestry Museum

  • Brasserie de l'Europe
  • Le Conquerant
  • Au Ptit Bistrot 

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Bayeux Tapestry Museum, Bayeux Reviews

  • Such an amazing thing to see! If you like history (especially medieval history), this is absolutely a must-see. It's a quick and lovely drive from Paris (you could do a day trip or find a quaint hotel to stay in). The tapestry itself is unbelievable - it just keeps going! I highly recommend spending the extra money on the audio guide, otherwise you won't know what you're looking at.

  • A brilliant museum to visit. I recommend the audio guide when viewing the tapestry (they have many languages). They audio guide shows you what is happening in each part and makes it much more interesting.

  • Fascinating audio commentary to accompany the walk along the original tapestry, in many languages. Managed to give a full and vividh account of events and a background to the social and political lives of 3ueopeans at that time. Especially well done as it appealed equally to my 11 year old son as it did to me, without seeming to be dumbed down , and without going over the kids heads. Bayeux is a beautiful town in its own right too, great restaurants,lovely architecture.

  • Brilliant museum and the tapestry itself is fascinating. The audio commentary is available in a number of languages and this explains in great detail the story and the context of the tapestry itself. The cathedral is ten minutes away and there are many good restaurants nearby.

  • What a great museum!! Audio visit of the tapisserie relating Guillaume's conquest of England. They also play a movie upstairs and have differeng exhibition. Really nice

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