Meeting room

The Bowes Museum is an impressive and stimulating venue for business meetings and functions of all kinds, offering a historic setting with fully accessible modern meeting facilities.

Choose from a range of beautiful spaces for 10 to 400 guests, providing the perfect settings for all business events, including; seminars, conferences, dinners, awards ceremonies, workshops, training, networking or recruitment events. All delegates are welcome to explore the museum throughout the day, so they can make the most of their time out of the office, returning refreshed and inspired. See some images of the incredible spaces available for you to hire here. Information about room capacities and set ups can be found here.

For a corporate away- day, we can arrange 'behind the scenes' experiences, museum tours, practical art workshops and object handling sessions to help you have fun and harness your team's creativity.

The Bowes Museum provides a spectacular setting for corporate hospitality events. Treat your valued clients or team members to a drinks and canape reception amongst sumptuous works of art,  a private tour and fine dining in the very finest of settings. Please see our classic menus here, or let us help you design one exclusively for your event.

For more information, please contact our Events Co-ordinator Rosie on 01833 694615 or  who will be happy to help you create your unique and successful event. 


"Everyone really loved it- really something special. The setting blew people away! The tour guide by was brilliant, very entertaining and informative. Thank you for looking after everyone so well and organising such a memorable event."

Anne, Glaxo Smith Kline