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All reviews audio guide amazing piece of history tapestry tells museum upstairs norman conquest of england takes about minutes gift shop thousand years own pace well worth the visit short film history lesson hastings embroidered conqueror artifact pause
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Reviewed yesterday

An amazing 200-plus foot tapestry very well preserved that provides just an amazing history of William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings. Remarkable. It was a pleasant surprise to find this historical artifact and museum. Highly recommended to visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Tapestry of Bayeux reads like a marvel in pictures you get to see the battle of hastings 1066 and the introduction to this battle great to visit

Thank francien2015
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Was entrigued by this exhibit and learned a lot about art, culture and history. Not for kids. Adult and inquisitive teens only.

Thank Cperona
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow, finally I have seen the tapestry. There is an audio to follow and it is very well done. At the end an exhibit and a shop! You can also watch a cinema brief.

Thank Lindmarg
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fascinating part of history with the story of William the Conqueror. Well presented museum with a terrific story and a great short film. A well worth your time hour of interest

Thank postal49740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth visiting. We were not familiar with the Tapestry but the audioguide was great, explaining everything in detail.

Thank cathy0913
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited museum in November and were given audio guides to listen to the discription of scenes embroidered in the tapestry. The descriptions with historical background and stories help to understand what was depicted in each scene. However, there was no option to pause/stop the audio guides and look before being rushed to the next scene.(abt 15 mins in total to go through all scenes with the audio). You can still return to the beginning of the tapestry and look at it again as long as you rember what was in each scene and provided it was not lunch time. We were sold the tickets before lunch but were not even allowed additional 10 mins to enjoy the tapestry because museum was closing for lunch for 1.5 hours.We paid full price ticket but had only a limited experience. We came during the off season and there were hardly any people in the museum, so do not understand who had this idea to deprive visitors from pause/stop button and rush them quickly through the exibition. I was looking so much forward to seeing the tapestry but was disappointed by the experience. I complained to the member of staff that we are being rushed but although appeared sympathetic, he politely and firmly asked us to leave, the museum was closing for lunch!!! Maybe we should introduce this custom in London.
We have also visited other museums in Normandy connected with D-day landing and they were outstanding. So not very well done Bayeux.!

Thank Magdalena K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After studying the tapestry 30 years ago I finally got to see it and was not disappointed. Was truly in awe of its work as a piece of art and history.

Thank Z5430EWemmaw
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having seen the tapestry in many text books, it was amazing to see it in person. The intricate detail is really best seen in person. The audio tour is a must and helps to understand what you are looking at.

Thank Chad S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having an included audio guide, instead of placards in front of each scene, kept visitors spaced apart and moving evenly along the exhibit. Well done.

Thank Wander64988992996
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