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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. Annual closure in January
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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13 rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14401, Bayeux, France
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All reviews audio guide amazing piece of history tapestry tells museum upstairs norman conquest takes about minutes gift shop thousand years own pace well worth the visit short film history lesson events leading up hastings embroidered artifact pause
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you haven’t read an true story from history written 1000 years ago on it’s original form you need to see this! It’s worth the visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GaGolfer58
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Tapestry is simple a must-see. At 1000 years old, it is a rare treasure. The audio guide is perfectly done to tell the story of what you are viewing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kaufmansn
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place for a true history lesson, built on a Tapestry made almost one thousand years ago. If your kids don't like it, it's time to throw away their phones, because this was the tablet of past as shown by the history lesson it displays....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NeilOrillia
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited around lunch time in March and practically had the tapestry to ourselves as we strolled along with our audio guides. The video and exhibits were pretty good as well. I don't think I would have enjoyed it as much if there was a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 99mkw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My Family & I went to see the famous Tapestry, and quickly saw this amazing piece of history. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The audio tour was entertaining, educational and easy to follow. There was support information down to the types of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Bayeux primarily as a base to visit WWII museums and memorials. Based ourselves there and then drove out each day for the site visits. However, we took an afternoon to visit this museum and were not disappointed. Came away wiser regarding the history...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RichardGere2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This wasn't on my itinery but you can buy joint tickets for the tapestry and other museums so decided to visit using a joint ticket. The museum is set in a beautiful building and you get a free audioguide explaining each section of the tapestry....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chrisr170785
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so excited to see the 70m Bayeux tapestry. I loved that they had an audio guide specifically for children. My kids were enthralled from start to finish. From the tapestry we moved to the next level that answers questions about the historical background...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 491andreal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Almost 1,000 years old, it's amazing that this piece of history has survived in such glorious condition. The self guided audio tour is well done. Amazing.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally being able to see the Bayeux Tapestry and to understand the story and what the tapestry was all about was such a pleasure. It is a very easy visit, with a self guided headset that really brought this amazing work of art and piece...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VJHi
1 November 2018|
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Response from Bayeuxmuseum14400 | Property representative |
Bonjour, à Bayeux il existe 3 aires de camping-cars, vous pouvez avoir les détails sur le site de la ville de Bayeux : bayeux point fr
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21 October 2018|
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Response from Bayeuxmuseum14400 | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can lock up your bikes near the building of the Tapestry museum. Thanks
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Hello, since the display of a high level of security, there is no solution to leave luggage in museums or elsewhere in Bayeux, except if you have room booked in an accomodation.
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