The Bowes Museum

Newgate
Barnard Castle
County Durham
DL12 8NP

Tel: +44 01833 690606

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The Bowes Museum

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    958
  • Very Good
    380
  • Average
    111
  • Poor
    30
  • Terrible
    16

Recent Reviews:

  • 4_Yorkshire_folks
    Barnsley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Another great day out for all the family
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 7th November 2018
    This is the second time we have visited the Bowes Museum, and we had just as much fun as the first time. A family ticket is reasonably priced as you can visit as many times as you like in a year... Read full review
  • naomiihb
    Inverness, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Thoroughly enjoyed our visit!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th November 2018
    Had a lovely day with my husband at the Bowes Museum. Especially enjoyed the Catwalk exhibit there currently. Loved seeing the Alexander McQueen pieces in real life. Brilliant and diverse range of... Read full review
  • wanderer44
    England
    Not national trust
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th November 2018
    Very impressive when you turn into the entrance gates.Allow plenty of time as there is lots to see. Excellent restaurant on site with good choice and reasonable prices.Town of Barnard Castle very... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Catering

  • Free meal / refreshments for Coach Driver, Group Organiser, Tour Guide or Group Supervisor(s)
  • Groups: Lunch Catered For
  • Groups: Refreshments Catered For

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Drop Off / Pick Up Point
  • Coach Parking Onsite

Provider Facilities

  • Groups: Max Group Size
  • Groups: Meet and Greet Services - Booking required.
  • Groups: Min Group Size - 12

Travel & Trade

  • Groups: Average Length of Visit - 3 hours.
  • Groups: Concessions for Coach Driver, Group Organiser, Tour Guide or Group Supervisor(s)
  • Groups: Free for Coach Driver, Group Organiser, Tour Guide or Group Supervisor(s)

Access Information

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Closed 25 & 26 Dec, 1 Jan. Cafe opening 1000-1630. Shop opening 1000-1645.

Map & Directions

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