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In the heart of the Episcopal palace of Bayeux, the MAHB reopened in 2013, provides a journey through history of art in Europe, from Archeology to Modern Art.-600 pieces of art with Impressionnist masterpiece of Gustave Caillebotte and Eugene...more
From early artifacts to actual rooms to a collection of porcelain to art - this museum has many aspects. There were many interesting things related to the history of the area. The lace pieces are amazing. It's a lovely space - nicely renovated.
This is a private collection of art and history. It has some very interesting displays - worth 2 hours. Roman, Renaissance Normandy lace, explorers, porcelain - good collection of treasures for a small museum. Shops and restaurants nearby - part of a 3 site ticket.
This is a history and art museum with a well made exposure. It makes a nice tour through history. The emphasis is on history and I could have wished for more from the last century. Bayeux during the war years for example. The Bayeux lace...More
This museum is modern, well organized and has a fabulous section on one of Bayeux’s oldest industries, lace-making. The museum is centrally located, right near the Cathedral and is open seven days a week. The section on lace has good explanations of the lace-making process...More
This extraordinary museum spans the history of the Bayeux area from prehistoric times to the 20th century. Most impressive are the large collections of lace and explanation of its manufacture as well as the depiction of porcelain manufacture with myriad examples. Both the lace and...More
We loved the artworks presented at the museum. They were very exciting and touching. The historical exhibition was interesting too. For a local museum we were quite surprised with the high level of the works. Highly recommended!
Musee Baron Gerard Bayeux.
Or to give it its full title “MAHB” “Museum of Art & History Baron Gerard.”
This museum is easy to find by following the the road past and around the back of the Cathedral.
This was our second visit to this...More
This is a very well thought out museum and art gallery. It focuses on the everyday life of Bayeux from the earliest times up until the modern day. Contemporary artefacts and artworks are grouped together and the majority of the museum is divided into time...More
This local museum surprised me in both its profressional presentation and content. Both are excellent. There are Roman-era remains, paintings, lace, pottery and more. Buy the combination ticket when you enter the Bayeux Tapastry Museum and stop in when you visit the cathedral.