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Musee Baron Gerard

37 rue du Bienvenu, 14400, Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 92 14 21
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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 Boudin-1000 pieces of Bayeux porcelain and lace-800 archeological and ethnographic pieces
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lace making” (12 reviews)
“local museum” (8 reviews)
“pre history” (5 reviews)
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37 rue du Bienvenu, 14400, Bayeux, France
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+33 2 31 92 14 21
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"lace making"
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"local museum"
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"pre history"
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"tapestry museum"
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"prehistoric times"
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"fine art"
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"bishop's palace"
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"bronze age"
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"eclectic collection"
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"combination ticket"
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"different periods"
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"beautiful paintings"
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"fabulous museum"
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"small museum"
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"couple of hours"
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"on display"
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"bayeux area"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a history and art museum with a well made exposure. It makes a nice tour through history. The emphasis is on history and I could have wished for more from the last century. Bayeux during the war years for example. The Bayeux lace...More

Thank Ilolahti
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This museum is modern, well organized and has a fabulous section on one of Bayeux’s oldest industries, lace-making. The museum is centrally located, right near the Cathedral and is open seven days a week. The section on lace has good explanations of the lace-making process...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This extraordinary museum spans the history of the Bayeux area from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Most impressive are the large collections of lace and explanation of its manufacture as well as the depiction of porcelain manufacture with myriad examples. Both the lace and...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

WWII tourists tend to skip this. Don't! Beautiful art, Roman artifacts, furniture, pottery, ancient lacework.

Thank maria t
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

We loved the artworks presented at the museum. They were very exciting and touching. The historical exhibition was interesting too. For a local museum we were quite surprised with the high level of the works. Highly recommended!

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Musee Baron Gerard Bayeux. Or to give it its full title “MAHB” “Museum of Art & History Baron Gerard.” This museum is easy to find by following the the road past and around the back of the Cathedral. This was our second visit to this...More

Thank PoolePeter
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a very well thought out museum and art gallery. It focuses on the everyday life of Bayeux from the earliest times up until the modern day. Contemporary artefacts and artworks are grouped together and the majority of the museum is divided into time...More

Thank YoungMrsH
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This local museum surprised me in both its profressional presentation and content. Both are excellent. There are Roman-era remains, paintings, lace, pottery and more. Buy the combination ticket when you enter the Bayeux Tapastry Museum and stop in when you visit the cathedral.

Thank Jon A
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

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.

Thank Joseph R
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

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

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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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