Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum is a hidden treasure, a jewel in the heart of beautiful Teesdale. The magnificent building stands proud in the historic market town of Barnard Castle housing internationally significant collections of fine and decorative arts. Purpose built in the 19th century by John and Josephine Bowes, the Museum has a wonderful story to tell.

The diverse collection spans three floors of the magnificent building and contains items too numerous to list. Whether it is paintings by Canaletto or Goya, porcelain produced at Sevres, or marquetry attributed to Andre-Charles Boulle it can all be found at The Bowes Museum, which has received Designated status from the government in recognition of the outstanding collection.

Visitors to The Bowes Museum today can not only learn of John and Josephines wonderful story and marvel at the fascinating collections but can also enjoy an exciting programme of exhibitions and Activities in the park.

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The Museum is in the picturesque market town of Barnard Castle, County Durham situated in the heart of the Pennines in North East England. The town is just off the A66, 20 minutes by car from Scotch Corner (A1), 40 minutes from Penrith (M6) and 40 minutes from Durham Tees Valley Airport.

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10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

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£6.00£5.00£5.00Free

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Address: The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP, UK
Phone: +44 1833 690606
Email: info@thebowesmuseum.org.uk

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