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Musee Baron Gerard

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In the heart of the Episcopal palace of Bayeux, the MAHB reopened in 2013, provides a journey through history of art in Europe, from Archeology to Modern Art.-600 pieces of art with Impressionnist masterpiece of Gustave Caillebotte and Eugene...more
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37 rue du Bienvenu, 14400, Bayeux, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's relatively little in this museum that would encourage a special visit, but it's worth a visit if you're in Bayeux; particularly as the price of a Tapestry/Gerard/Battle ticket is good value. The local stuff (excavated remains, porcelain) are interesting and you wouldn't see similar...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JohnWhitaker
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I wasn’t sure I was going to like this museum, but I’m glad I went. It was well done, had an informative movie, and was filled with memorabilia including vehicles.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patshane
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We would have never visited this small museum had it not been suggested by our B&B host at Le Petit Matin, but we really enjoyed our visit. This museum is small and traces the history of Bayeux through paintings, artifacts, lace and porcelain exhibits and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Interesting museum of the history of Bayeux from the earliest times. The way the exhibits are displayed is very fresh and modern. I especially liked the lace making exhibit, the chairs suspended from the ceiling in one room, the old court room and the tree...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank margot330
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was located within walking distance of our hotel, Hotel Reine Mathilde, and it was a nice relaxing visit between more taxing tours.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bammy
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I was not expecting so much beautiful art in this musuem in the beautiful city of Bayeux. Roman artifacts, beautiful art, and an extensive section on lace. Truly lovely museum. Expect to spend about 2 hours here. May buy a pass to see this museum...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cruiser796517
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Very modern and nicely organized museums that takes a visitor through Normandy's different time periods, starting with early geological periods. Very eclectic, ranging from Roman coins to modern artistic portraits. Easily one in one hour. It does not have the exhibits as other larger museums...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

As part of the trio of museum ticket then we stopped here. It is just of the square at the front of the cathedral. We really enjoyed learning more about the area and the local history that has been found and shared here. Museum staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Phillip W
Reviewed 23 July 2018

From early artifacts to actual rooms to a collection of porcelain to art - this museum has many aspects. There were many interesting things related to the history of the area. The lace pieces are amazing. It's a lovely space - nicely renovated.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MWoof
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a private collection of art and history. It has some very interesting displays - worth 2 hours. Roman, Renaissance Normandy lace, explorers, porcelain - good collection of treasures for a small museum. Shops and restaurants nearby - part of a 3 site ticket.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Lynn2112
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Hello, you can buy the pass at each desk of the museums in Bayeux only. See you soon in Bayeux!
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