Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux), Bayeux

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For a unique art form experience, check out Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux) where you can discover the delicate process of creating lace. At this site, you will watch the staff spin thread into endless patterns with the help of numerous tiny pins. Creating lace by hand is rarely seen in current times, so this conservatory is a must-see for visitors of Bayeux.

When you go, keep in mind that everything will be in French, so remember to invite a French-speaking translator for your benefit. Finally, on your way out of the venue, be sure to drop some money into the donation box, which funds the conservatory and keeps its doors open. Arrange to visit Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux) and other attractions in Bayeux using our Bayeux trip itinerary builder site .
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  • We were enthusiastic enough to see people in the process of making lace but when we entered this small workshop, the reception was quite cold. The people were indifferent and we went back empty. Damage.
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  • This small room is lined with photos and examples of exquisite bobbin lace. There were 4 ladies seated around the room working on projects. Each was happy to show their work, explaining was more diffi...  more »
  • Charming lace museum next to the Cathedral. When we looked in there were several women working on, to me, complicated lace patterns. Very interesting to see how it's done and to appreciate the skill a...  more »
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  • Nice reception room and nice exhibition
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  • Magnificent exhibition entitled "creative spirit, the dressing of the bishops revisited". We stumbled upon this exhibition a little by chance by visiting the Cathedral of Bayeux, at the heritage days. Congratulations to the organizers: fascinating Expo we bought the catalogue to prolong the memory.
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  • Very pretty Expo this meeting between Church clothes and our fashion designers
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