The Bowes Museum

This magnificent museum has undergone a major transformation, creating a stunning 21st century visitor attraction in beautiful grounds. It contains a wonderful collection of fine and decorative arts housed in an array of stunning new galleries. The silver swan automaton is a must see! Exhibitions, guided tours, family activities, fine dining and shopping add up to a wonderful day out.
The Bowes Museum © The Bowes Museum/Mike Kipling


Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, DL12 8NP.



  • Car parking
  • Disabled
  • Pushchair

Facilities nearby: 

  • Accessible toilets
  • Cafe
  • Pub
  • Shop
  • Toilets