Weardale Museum and High House Chapel

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Address: Weardale Museum and High House Chapel, Ireshopeburn, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL13 1HD
Phone Number: 01388 517433
Website: Visit the Weardale Museum and High House Chapel website.
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Weardale Museum and High House Chapel is a local history museum and a historic chapel in Irehopesburn in County Durham.

Located on the A689 between Stanhope and Alston the museum set over 2 levels with information about the local history including John Wesley, one of the co-founders of the Methodist movement, a collection of minerals and fossils and about the local railways. The historic Methodist chapel is more than 250 years old and is the oldest Methodist church that has been in continuous use.

  • Small car park.
  • Museum shop selling books, pens and postcards.
  • Public house serving food located next to the museum.

Opening Times:

  • Open from 1:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Easter and Bank Holidays.
  • May, June, Sept & Oct – Wed to Sunday.
  • July and August – every afternoon.

Ticket Prices:

  • Adults – £3.00
  • Children – Free
  • Senior Citizens (over 60) – £8.10

Prices and opening hours correct as at March 2018.


Before you start your journey to Weardale Museum and High House Chapel for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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