Discover at your own pace one of the architectural masterpieces of medieval and 18th-century art founded by William the Conqueror!
Dominated by the abbey church of Saint-Etienne, a jewel of Roman and Gothic architecture and home to the tomb of its illustrious founder, the Abbaye aux Hommes is a central place in the history and life of the people of Caen. A self-guided tour will take you through the many rooms that make up one of the most beautiful Town Halls in France, and give you access to the temporary exhibitions.
October to March (closed on 25 December, 1 December and all weekends in January): Monday to Thursday 8am to 6pm, Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5.30pm. Sundays only during school holidays, 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5.30pm.
April to June and September (closed on 1 May): Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm and weekends and public holidays, 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm.
1 July to 31 August: Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm and weekends and public holidays 9.30am to 6.30pm.
Ticket sales close 30 minutes before closing time.
The abbey church of Saint-Etienne, which houses the tomb of William the Conqueror, is open daily from 9am to 6pm (2pm to 6pm on Sundays), except during religious services.
The Men's Abbey warns that guided tours on Saturdays are uncertain due to wedding celebrations.
|From Sunday 01 October to Sunday 31 December|
|Monday||Open from 8h to 18h|
|Tuesday||Open from 8h to 18h|
|Wednesday||Open from 8h to 18h|
|Thursday||Open from 8h to 18h|
|Friday||Open from 8h to 17h|
|Saturday||Open from 9h to 13h and from 14h to 17h30|
Ouvert de 9h à 13h et de 14h à 17h30, le dimanche uniquement pendant les vacances scolaires et les jours fériés. Fermeture à 16h les 24 et 31 décembre.Fermé le 25 décembre
|Base rateVisite avec exposition payante||5€|
|Base rateVisite avec exposition payante - Tarif valable uniquement à l'accueil de l'office de tourisme de Caen la Mer ou sur reservation.caenlamer-tourisme.fr||4,50€|
|Base rateVisite sans exposition payante||3€|
|Base rateVisite sans exposition payante - Tarif valable uniquement à l'accueil de l'office de tourisme de Caen la Mer ou sur reservation.caenlamer-tourisme.fr||2,50€|
|Free of chargeMoins de 18 ans, demandeurs d'emploi, personnes en situation de handicap, habitants des villes jumelles||€|