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Address: 13 bis Rue de Nesmond | Centre Guillaume le Conquerant, 14400, Bayeux, France
Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 25 50
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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If you want to see a good piece of history without touring an entire museum, go here. This tapestry is stunning in its storytelling and artistry. Beautifully displayed, too... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to see a good piece of history without touring an entire museum, go here. This tapestry is stunning in its storytelling and artistry. Beautifully displayed, too. Well worth spending the time and money to visit. However, be aware that the audio they give you continues whether or not the crowd in front of you does. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Superb museum that warrants more than a passing glimpse - even if you're not a stitcher, the exhibition is full of history. The tapestry in its entirety is in a long, low lit gallery and you are given a very clearly spoken narration on auditory machines .... follow these and you won't miss anything as every scene is explained. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was amazing and something I was unaware of until a few months ago. You are given headphones when you go into the exhibit and the headphones move everyone along at a predefined leisurely pace while explaining the quilt and the Norman Conquest of England. An amazing thing to see something like this that is almost 1000 years old.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had heard of the Battle of Hastings but now I know what led up to it. I highly recommend visiting the Tapistry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A well laid out display and interpretation of the famous tapestry telling the whole story of the history of the events surrounding the battle of hastings told in a timeline type style which will be familiar to modern social media users so all is clear, very well done

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like history then this is a must. Entrance fee includes audio which explains in detail each panel of the tapestry. Considering how old it is, it is in remarkable condition and very entertaining Upstairs are further exhibits and there is a gift shop

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Tapestry with our 2 kids aged 10 & 7. It is very child-friendly and well presented. You are given headsets in your chosen language and the children got a kids version which was great. You hear the story of the Tapestry as you move along. My one criticism is here - there is no option to slow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived lunch time so it was a little quieter than expected. Hand set tour was excellent and gave you enough time to view the Tapestry without slowing everyone down .A must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An unbelievable "cartoon" from the 11th century telling the story of William the Conqueror and the Norman conquest of England. Allow at least 90 minutes for the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took in the tapestry this morning. The museum is well organized and we could each hear the story of the tapestry as we walked around it in an orderly fashion. The tapestry depicts both history and amazing art!

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