Musée d'art et d'histoire Baron Gérard, Bayeux
(4.3/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Review the gamut of European civilization from Roman remains to exquisite lace at Musée d'art et d'histoire Baron Gérard. Located in the Bishop's palace and named after art connoisseur Baron Henri-Alexandre Gerard, the museum is dedicated to the history of European art, intermixed with Bayeux's rich history. Explore the accessible and visitor-friendly displays of archaeological and ethnographical pieces, drawings, paintings, sculptures, examples of Bayeux lace and porcelain, and more. Purchase a combination ticket to gain access to the tapestry and Battle of Normandy museums. To visit Musée d'art et d'histoire Baron Gérard and get the most from your holiday in Bayeux, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bayeux vacation builder.
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  • Located right next to the Cathedral, this museum traces the Norman arts from the origins to the 20th century and does it through a museum very well made and very modern. Take advantage of a few parts of the Palace that houses the Museum and we also discovered the local arts, lace and more unexpected porcelain of Bayeux. Very interesting and very aesthetic Bravo
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  • This was a gem of a museum; I went my myself as my husband was 'museumed out,' but I am so glad I did. It is filled with wonderful artifacts in a unique setting, a former Bishop's Palace. There is a s...  more »
  • Great Museum tracing the history of the city at different times, in the form of room than the one travels with goumandises
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  • Very diverse Museum. Although earthenware, works of the middle age and the lace are not my cup of tea. The quality of the scenography of the place my permit to spend a pleasant moment.
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  • Beautiful and well-designed Museum in his career.
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