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Address: 13 rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14402 Bayeux, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 25 50
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Description: This museum houses the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a 70-m long piece of...
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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Bayeux tapestry of Battle of Hastings

This tapestry (actually an embroidery) from the 1100's tells the story of the Norman invasion of England under William the Conqueror. You can see the tapestry up close, as it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This tapestry (actually an embroidery) from the 1100's tells the story of the Norman invasion of England under William the Conqueror. You can see the tapestry up close, as it is under glass. Narration handsets are available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a must see if you're anywhere near Bayeux. We got there first thing in the morning so had a fairly easy and relaxed viewing but I can see that it would get very busy during the day particularly in summertime. You are given a commentary handset but this makes you go a little too fast so we went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed this. Very well done museum. The tapestry is an amazing piece of history. Highly recommend doing the audio guide (included in your ticket). It's a good setup. You start at one end of the tapestry and the audio guide plays as you walk along, narrating each scene and it's quite detailed. The upstairs of the museum is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I went to see this 35 years ago the setting now is far better and of course the technology to put a hand set by your ear and listen to the story makes the whole experience that much more interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Anyone interested in the history of this time period would be remiss in passing this up. It doesn't take that long to see the whole thing, but it is well worth the time it does.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

There is only one tapestry in Europe like this, so if you want to see something really different and unique.....this is it. In fact, if you come within 200 kilometers, its worth the detour. The history that is portrayed is slanted to favor William the Conqueror (aka William of Normandy aka William the .........(Trip Advisor won't allow the publication of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is something i have aways wanted to see and i was not disappointed. 70 meters of tapestry depicting a story. We listened to the commentary using hand held radios which were a little frustrating as you cannot pause them but it does keep you all moving along the tapestry - the museum was good too, i am in my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

It was a very interesting tangible piece of history. The exhibit itself was probably a bit more detailed than I needed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very interesting museum and well done display. The audio informs you of the meaning of each scene and keeps everyone moving.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My kids were surprised they like it as much as they did. The tapestry tells the story of William the Conquerer. The audio tour is essential although the panels pretty clearly tell the story without words. Glad we saw it.

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Address: Address: 13 rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14402 Bayeux, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 25 50
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Bayeux

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