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About Bowes Museum

Classed as one of North East England’s top visitor attractions, The Bowes Museum’s outstanding exhibitions, impressive collections, and romantic history add up to the perfect destination. The Grade 1 listed building, which has recently undergone a £12m makeover, has a wonderful story to tell: the tender history of its founders John & Joséphine Bowes its fabulous collections including famous paintings by artists such as Caneletto and Turner, plus a stunning Fashion & Textile Gallery displaying costume and textiles from the 16th to the 20th century. A showstopper for all ages is the amazing Silver Swan musical automaton, which performs every day to fascinated visitors, complementing the varied events and acclaimed exhibitions programme. Café Bowes is a great setting for a family meal, but you can also enjoy a picnic in the 22 acres of parkland that includes a woodland walk, formal gardens, children’s play area and picnic spot. For full details please visit the official website of The Bowes Museum.

Contact

Barnard Castle, Durham, DL12 8NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1833)690606 | Fax: +44(1833)637163 | Official Homepage

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