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.
Musee Baron Gerard Reviews
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 had a wonderful time in this museum. The display of the art works and artifacts is very well done and integrated perfectly with the building. The collection is marvellous. I would definitely recommend it.
Thoughtfully laid out museum. Good quality exhibits and artifacts. It's small enough to be doable in a couple of hours. Clean and has great restroom facilities.
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