Practical Information



Planning your visit

The Museum of Art and History Baron Gérard is open to the public 7/7 days from February 1st to December 31st. The last admission is 45 minutes before the closing time of the museum.

Located next to the cathedral, in the historical heart of Bayeux, the collections of the MAHB are presented in the former episcopal palace. To guide the path of the visitor and ease the understanding of the artworks, the museum tour is organized chronologically around 14 sections spread over two levels, the ground floor includes 5 stages ranging from prehistory to the Renaissance and the floor includes the following 9 steps, relating to collections from the 17th to the 20th century. Bayeux museums are accessible WITHOUT prior reservation.

Getting here

The MAHB is easily accessible from the SNCF train station or the major highways. Parking is in the immediate vicinity. The short distance separating the 3 museums of the city makes it possible to reach them on foot.

MAHB Museum of Art and History Baron Gérard
37 rue du Bienvenu
14400 Bayeux
Tel : + 33 (0)2 31 51 25 50
Contact by mail

Opening times and prices

The MAHB is open 7 days a week and is accessible to people with reduced mobility (lift + wheelchair loan). We remain at your disposal for any request regarding accessibility in our museums.


Opening times 2024

01/02 to 30/04  10h > 12h30 / 14h > 18h
01/05 to 30/09   9h30 > 18h30
01/10 to 31/12  10h > 12h30 / 14h > 18h

Last admission 45 min before closing time

** Vaccination pass and health precautions: Wearing a mask, hand washing, respect for social distances, disinfection of contact surfaces.

Annual closure

24th December pm & 25th December
31st December pm
From 1st to 31st January included

Prices 2024

Individuals prices

Full price 7,50€
Reduced price 5,50€
School price / Students 5€
Free under 10 years old

Groups prices 2024

Adult in group 5,50€
Schoolchild / Student in group 5€
Free entrance :
for children under 10
for primary schoolchildren
for guide, driver and group leader
for one accompanying adult per 8 children (extra accompanying adult 5€)

Pass Bayeux Museums

Pass 2 museums

MAHB + Bayeux Tapestry Museum
MAHB + Battle of Normandy Museum

Full price 14€
Reduced price 10€

Validity 1 year from the date of issue

Pass 3 museums

+ Bayeux Tapestry Museum
+ Battle of Normandy Museum

Full price 16€
Reduced price 13,50€

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