William the Conqueror built the castle in 1060 and it became a favourite among Normandy dukes and English kings who made it one of the biggest medieval strongholds in Europe. It is home to the Normandy Museum and Fine Arts Museum. Since 2023, work has been underway on the castle grounds.

Further information

  • Free tour



From Monday 01 January to Tuesday 31 December
Monday Open
Tuesday Open
Wednesday Open
Thursday Open
Friday Open
Saturday Open
Sunday Open


  • Free for all

Proposed services


  • Auditorium
  • Bar, cafeteria, tea room
  • Restaurant


  • Shop
  • Play area
  • Bicycle parking
  • Free WIFI