The Bayeux Tapestry museum offers various services to help you:
The booking department
The booking offers to your group the priority access for the Tapestry's gallery.
Telephone: +33(0)231 512 558
Fax: +33(0)231 512 557
Audio-guides in 14 languages (French, English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Czech, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Hebrew) are available free of charge to visitors. Juniors audio-guides are available for children under 12 years old.
Gift shop and book shop
The gift shop is accessible from outside, without the need for an entrance ticket. In this quiet, pleasant area you will find quality products connected to the Tapestry. From simple envelopes bearing the effigy of the Tapestry to chess sets, and products as varied as embroidery patterns, chinaware, leather goods and textiles. The shop offers a choice of souvenirs to cater for all tastes.
Baby changing table
This table, available for families with small children, is in the disabled toilets on the ground floor of the museum.
Please enquire at reception.
Texts of the audio-guide commentaries.
Visitors with hearing difficulties can ask museum staff, at the entrance to the Tapestry gallery, for a printed version of the audio-guide commentary. Available in several languages.
On your left as you arrive in the museum courtyard.
Works on William the Conqueror and the Bayeux Tapestry are accessible in the media library in the same building as the museum.
Toilets on every level.
The Tapestry museumís main entrance is in the Rue de Nesmond. There is an entrance for disabled people at the back of the building. Go up the Rue de Nesmond about 20m, then walk under the porch on your left.
Latest admission time
The latest admission time is 45 minutes before the museum closes, i.e. at 17:15, 17:45 or 18:15, depending on the time of year.
There is a lift to take visitors up to the two levels.
Free parking spaces are available to visitors near the museum, particularly in the Michel díOrnano car park, 150m from the museum. It has two sections: one for cars and another for coaches, with a reception area for drivers.
Animals are not admitted inside the Bayeux Tapestry museum.