There's always lots to do at The Bowes Museum, with indoor activity trails, craft workshops and the amazing Silver Swan. Outdoors, enjoy the orienteering trail and new play area.

Every Wednesday the Museum is
overrun with toddlers!

A toddler on a trail

Nutritious and popular children's menu
available daily in Café Bowes

Fish finger sarnie on the children's menu

As well as your Museum visit,see what else we can offer to make your day extra special!

Children's playground

Meet new friends, learn new skills and get your creative juices flowing!

Finger puppets made at the after school club

See what exciting events we have planned at the Museum for families.

Face painting at family events

Download audio guides, trails 

and lots of information for children

Two yellow porcelain cats made by Gallé