The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum is a hidden treasure, a jewel in the heart of beautiful Teesdale. Purpose built in the 19th century by John and Joséphine Bowes, the Museum has a wonderful story to tell. Enjoy the greatest collection of European fine and decorative arts in the North of England and an acclaimed exhibition and events programme.

Opening times: Open daily 10.00 – 5.00

Entry price: Adults £10.50, Concessions £9.50, Six month pass £16.00, Students £6, Accompanied children (under 16) & Carers admitted free.

  • historic buildings
  • collections
  • art
  • a place to think
  • a nice cuppa
  • doing things as a family
  • pictures
  • sparkly things
  • buying nice things

Visitor Information

  • Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP
  • 01833 690 606
  • Website


  • Access
  • Parking
  • Shop
  • Cafe
  • Baby change