Following to many questions of visitors, Bayeux museum confirms that the Bayeux Tapestry is still displayed in Bayeux and still for few years. Since the announcement of the eventual loan of the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK, the final decision would happen when the embroidery will be studied to explore its state of conservation. If it’s positive, the loan should happen not before 2022-2023 when the museum will be closed to the public for the construction of a new museum opening in 2025 in Bayeux.
In accordance with the French government directives following the resurgence of the Coronavirus, the 3 museums in Bayeux will remain closed to the public until February 1st 2021.
Due to the summer crowds and respect for social distancing, the museum of the Bayeux Tapestry can accept only 500 persons per day.