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Musee Baron Gerard, Bayeux

#14 of 63 in Museums in Calvados
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
Review the gamut of European civilization from Roman remains to exquisite lace at Musee Baron Gerard. 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. You can plan Bayeux trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • A large range of items. Not really for kids. It ranges from Roman items to 17th and 18th century pottery. The best thing to do is get the 3 museum ticket (War Museum, Bayeux Tapestry and this...  more »
  • Our Appartment was right next door and we eventually got round to taking a tour round it. - very worth while indeed. Some real surprises including the Bishops Courtroom and Chapel. It is laid out...  more »
  • I am passionate about museums and this is one of the best I have visited in the porcelain sector. There are countless other priceless objects to observe, such as ceramics, costumes and all sorts of art in the region. The building's architecture itself is already a beautiful journey in the human mind. Come and see, you will love it!
  • This museum should not be missed. We stopped in the museum, expecting not much, and we were amazed. We spent three hours wandering and wondering at the exhibits. It is so well designed and presented that words cannot Express. We have traveled much and seen museums in major cities. This museum is among the best.
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