Practical information
Bayeux Tapestry



Planning your visit

The Museum of the Bayeux Tapestry is open to the public 7/7 days from February 1st to December 31st. Please buy your tickets at the museums, no tickets online or in advance. The last admission is 45 minutes before the closing time of the museum.

An audioguide included in the entry fee (16 languages proposed) will be given to you to discover the tapestry. The visit begins with the discovery of the original artefact and then continues with a permanent exhibition and a film. Duration of visit is about 1h30. Any comment or oral guidance in the exhibition gallery of the masterpiece is prohibited. Pets are not allowed in the museum except guide assistance dogs. For security reasons any baggage or bulky bag will be refused. Bayeux museums are accessible WITHOUT prior reservation.

Waiting time

Currently, to visit the BAYEUX Tapestry Museum, you have a waiting time of :

Getting here

The Bayeux Tapestry Museum 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.

La Tapisserie de Bayeux
13 bis rue de Nesmond
14400 Bayeux
Tel : + 33 (0)2 31 51 25 50
Contact by mail

Opening times and prices

The Museum of the Bayeux Tapestry is open 7 days a week and is accessible to people with reduced mobility (wheelchair loan).

Bayeux Tapestry Museum

Opening times

01/03 to 31/10 09h > 18h30 (19h May to August)
01/11 to 28/02  09h30 > 12h30 / 14h > 18h

Last admission 45 min before closure

Annual closure

24th December pm & 25th December
31st December pm
From 1st to 31st January 2025 included

Prices 2024

Individuals prices

Full price 12€
Reduced price 7,50€
School price / Students 5€
Free under 10 years old

Audioguide included – 16 languages
French, English, German, Chinese, Danish, Spanish, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Polish, Portuguese and Czech
+ junior commentary in French and in English


>> Payment methods : bank cards, cash, “chèques-vacances”

>> Tickets sold at the museum only

Groups prices 2024

Adult in group 7,50€
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

Bayeux Tapestry + MAHB
Bayeux Tapestry + Battle of Normandy Museum

Full price 14€
Reduced price 10€

Validity 1 year from the date of issue

Pass 3 museums

Bayeux Tapestry
+ Battle of Normandy Museum + MAHB

Full price 16€
Reduced price 13,50€

Foire aux questions
How much does it cost to see the Bayeux Tapestry?

When you visit the Bayeux Tapestry Museum, the cost of an admission ticket is 12€ per adult in 2022, 5€ for children over 10 and students. The ticket includes the use of an audio guide with an offer of 16 languages, which explains the scenes on the Bayeux Tapestry in about 25 minutes. Following to the discovery of the Bayeux Tapestry itself, a permanent exhibition will give you more details on its creation and its history. If you want a combined ticket for 2 museums in Bayeux, the price is reduced and you will pay only 14€.