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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“tapestry tells” (62 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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13 bis Rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14401, Bayeux, France
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+33 2 31 51 25 50
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

What a well thought out museum! A wonderful way to see the tapestry with easy to follow audio guide!

Thank OneCatWatt
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My husband, adult son, and I were staying near Bayeux for three nights. We had purchased a combo museum ticket which included the Tapestry Museum. Although our son opted out, my husband and I figured why not---already paid for! So glad we did! Definitely get...More

Thank Twiggins56
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is work is incredible. I went just prior to closing and it was perfect. Maybe 10 people visiting at that time. They audio guide is very helpful to understand everything. So glad that I made the effort to see this fascinating tapestry.

Thank techfan
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Alright, I get it, this is a.piece of history that you shouldn't miss. That being said, eh. You get the audio tour with the ticket price, get it, listen to it, and move on. I totally understand the historical significance of the tapestry, but still...More

Thank drgph66
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Tapestry. We rented the audio-guides which were very interesting and informative. The Tapestry is an amazing accomplishment depicting a very historic time in history. We would highly recommend this attraction.

Thank DJC577
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Well worth spending about 45 minutes touring this tapestry which was created by William the Conquer's spouse. It is incredible to think that it has stood the test of time! You are given an audio tour that is broken down by section as you wander...More

Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was my second visit to the Bayeux Tapestry, my first was on a primary school trip thirty something years ago and I don't remember the tapestry being displayed int he same way. It is definatly worth having the dialogue to descibe the needlework -...More

Thank delacourt
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The Bayeux Tapestry was fascinating. We rented the audio-guides, which were very helpful to understanding the symbolism. There is also a short video that you can see either just before or after entry that helps to explain the history. Definitely a must-see in Normandy.

Thank PackAndGoMama
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Could not have asked for more! Fascinating, beautiful, solemn. This is a wonderful exhibit. Our second visit to the tapestry. Hope to have a third.

Thank David D
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Not the kind of tapestry I was expecting, but a very interesting experience. Headphones take you through a linear progression.

Thank JanetFtMyersFL
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crowsnc
22 June 2017|
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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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