An educational room was put at the disposal of the classes, who can, free of charge and on booking, work in a quiet and isolated environment, on a reproduction of the Tapestry in a scale ½.The texts in Latin are translated into French and English. Furthermore, some scenes and characters are enlarged to allow a detailed study of the work.
Prepare your visit:
The Bayeux Tapestry Museum is open to the public every day of the week (except nine days for the annual closure). Opening hours vary according to the season. NB: the ticket office closes 45 minutes before the museum. To plan your visit, you can consult:
You will need a ticket to enter the Tapestry museum. Members of the public who require information on general conditions of entrance and any reductions or free admission they may be entitled to will find answers under the heading below:
To allow visitors to discover their national heritage in the most agreeable conditions, the Town of Bayeux has adopted a set of rules that the public should comply with.
The booking service deals with group access to make everyone’s visit a pleasant one. Groups who have booked for the Tapestry visit only (without the other levels) have priority access to the gallery. Requests for information or reservations are dealt with rapidly, by a bilingual person, by telephone, fax or email. Link to booking form.
The " Parc Michel d’Ornano" is specifically reserved for free parking for vehicles. It is equipped with public conveniences and a shaded picnic area. The car park gives direct access to the museum.
The Bayeux Tapestry is indicated throughout the town, and near the museum itself, with two types of signpost: one for pedestrians and the other for motorists, easily to identify with their different logos. View plan of access to the Bayeux Tapestry museum.
For reduced mobility visitors
-Special entrance near the free disabled parking spaces
-Wheelchairs available free of charge
-Lift access to different levels
-Specially adapted toilets
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