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
    962
  • Very Good
    385
  • Average
    114
  • Poor
    30
  • Terrible
    20

Recent Reviews:

  • 494eileenh
    Sunderland, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 6th January 2019
    Bowes museum fantastic been many times. Always something interesting going on at Bowes Museum.You have to go there in fact its a must. Being a senior you get cheaper entry and the ticket lasts for... Read full review
  • lakehousehold
    Northallerton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Well worth the visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 18th January 2019
    Not far from the A1 at Scotch corner and well worth a visit if you have 2-3 hours to spare. It is £14 pp or £12 pp for concessions. It is based upon a personal collection of a Victorian couple... Read full review
  • warbylamb
    Morpeth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Pleasant way to spend the afternoon
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 20th January 2019
    Used a Groupon voucher to visit. Impressive building and collection of exhibits. Not sure I would pay full price, but I don’t know my art! Make sure that you’re there for 2pm to see The Swan. 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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
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.

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