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Meet and Celebrate


With a range of beautiful spaces, delicious food and welcoming service, The Bowes Museum is a captivating setting for unique events of all kinds. Guests are welcome to explore the inspiring collections and exhibitions, and to relax in the spacious and elegant grounds.

We specialise in: weddings, naming ceremonies and other celebratory events, meetings and corporate events, and peaceful memorial receptions. The Bowes Museum is an independent charitable trust, so by choosing The Bowes Museum, you are helping the Museum continue to be enjoyed for generations to come.

For more information please contact us on 01833 690606, where we will help you create a unique and special day designed around you. Alternatively you can email>

The Bowes Museum is open!


The Bowes Museum is looking forward to welcoming you!

You are able to enjoy the hugely popular Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection, Pre-Raphaelite Knights: Reinventing the Medieval World and blimey! Lucretia exhibitions as well as an exciting programme of family workshops throughout the summer holidays.

The health and well-being of our visitors, staff and volunteers are our priority, and in line with the latest Government guidance on COVID-19 the changes we have made will help you to feel confident, safe and enjoy your visit.

Entry to the Museum has to be booked before you visit here or by telephoning us on 01833 690606. Details about what to expect when you visit are available when you click here.