Breaking news! It is now possible to freely explore online the entire Bayeux Tapestry with a never seen quality of images on Bayeux Museum website...
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 further notice.
Since the announcement of the eventual loan of the Bayeux Tapestry to the UK, the museum confirms that visitors can see the embroidery in Bayeux still for few years....
Step into the engrossing story of the conquest of England by William, Duke of Normandy in 1066, told in a 70 meters long embroidery. With a visit to the museum, you can discover the complete Bayeux Tapestry, study it close up without causing damage to it, and understand its history and how it was created thanks to an audio-guide commentary available in 16 languages. A commentary for children is also available in French and English. A permanent exhibition on the first floor and a film will enrich your visit.
The story of the 11th century conquest of England told in embroidery….
From the Duchy of Normandy to the present day, find out about the Bayeux Tapestry’s perilous story!
From Caen : N13 exit 36 to Bayeux
From Rennes : A84 or E03 towards Caen exit 43, then D6
Paris airport, then by train from Gare Saint-Lazare station, Paris, to Bayeux station
Leave the train at Bayeux station
About 10-15 minutes walk from the station to the museums