BAYEUX

Tapisserie de Bayeux

Museums

Contact details

Tapisserie de Bayeux

13 bis rue Nesmond

14400 BAYEUX

Phone : 02 31 51 25 50

Fax : 02 31 51 25 59

Labels

  • Normandy Quality Tourism

Other labels

  • Normandy Sites and Monuments Club
  • Rates

    Base rate - full rate adult From 9,50 €
    Child rate From 4 €
    Student rate From 4 €
    Gratuities

    Discount - maximum age : 10 years old

    Base rate - full rate adult from 12 at 15 €
    Rate for adult group From 7,50 €

    (INCLUDING HEAD PHONES)

    Means of payment

    Carte bleue

    Postal or bank cheques

    Holiday vouchers

    Cash

    Eurocard - Mastercard

    Visa

    Opening times

    Open daily from January 30th to December 31th. From January 30th to February 29th and from November 1st to Decmeber 31th from 9.30 to 12.30am and from 2 to 6pm. From March 1st to October 31th from 9am to 6.30pm (up to 7pm from May to August).

    Services

    Shop

    Activities

    Temporary exhibitions

    Visits

    VisitsIndividualGroup
    Average time60 minutes -
    Further informationGuided tour of the tapestry with headphones available in F, GB, D, NL, I, E, DK, RUS, N, S, J, C, CZ and Hebrew for adults and in F or GB for school children: 20min. Last visit 1hr10 before closing, or 45min for tapestry alone. -

    Group

    Groups acccepted
    Minimum number of people 20
    The Bayeux Tapestry is a unique, exceptional 11th century masterpiece that has been listed on the Unesco Memory of the World register since 2007. The tapestry is nearly 70 meters long and depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy, in 1066. The tapestry features over 600 embroidered characters, 200 horses, some forty ships and several hundred animals and figures from mythology. The tapestry was hidden numerous times to save it from destruction and still has plenty of secrets to reveal, 900 years after its creation.

    Further information

    Environment : In the town centre