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The Bowes Museum

Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP

Address: The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8NP
Phone Number: 01833 690606
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The Bowes Museum is an art museum in the market town of Barnard Castle in the county of Durham.

The collections are housed in a 19th century, French château style building that was purpose built to display works of art. There are three floors of galleries displaying paintings, ceramics, sculpture, textiles and metalwork originating from Europe including classical and more modern art. The museum is surrounded by gardens and parkland with a children's playground, a nature trail and an orienteering trail. Free access to the shop, cafe and reading room.

  • Free car parking.
  • Shop selling books, cards, stationery, accessories, homewares and gifts.
  • Café Bowes serving high quality cuisine including breakfast, lunch, afternoon teas and light bites.
  • Places for a picnic in the park.

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