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Celebrate 125 Years Of The Bowes Museum

10 June, 10.00 – 6.00, £2.50 per adult, free for accompanied children

Celebrate 125 Years Of The Bowes Museum

Join us as we mark our anniversary with a day of festivities for all the family in the Museum to commemorate this milestone in our history.


Wild Adventures in the Woods

18 August, 10.00 – 12.00 or 1.30 – 3.30, £7.00 per child (age 7+)

Wild Adventures in the Woods

Back by popular demand - take part in den building, wood carving and much more in the Museum’s beautiful grounds with Rachel Dawber. Children must be accompanied by adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Book now for 10.00 | 1.30


Wild Adventures in the Woods

24 July, 10.00 – 12.00 or 1.30 – 3.30, £7.00 per child (age 7+)

Wild Adventures in the Woods

Back by popular demand - take part in den building, wood carving and much more in the Museum’s beautiful grounds with Rachel Dawber. Children must be accompanied by adult, for whom there is no charge for the event.

Book now for 10.00 | 1.30


Story Telling

13, 14 & 15 December, 3.00 - 8.00

Story Telling

Bring a blanket and join Tillytoo Tales in the magical story garden for some fun festive storytelling. Drop In, included in Christmas Festival admission charge.


Bowes Light

13 - 17 December, Included in admission to the Christmas Market and Museum

Bowes Light

To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum, a collection of contemporary installations can be seen in the Museum, park and town. For information on locations, artists and the stories behind them click here>


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