We're open daily from 10:00 to 17:00

  • Adults: £4.50
  • Concessions (inc full-time students): £4
  • Under 16s: Free
  • Groups of 10+: £4 each
  • Annual pass: £9

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DCM's next exhibition

Footprints and Finds

Saturday, 14 February 2015, 10:00 to 17:00

half term activities for families

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DCM's next exhibition

Lowther Castle Gardens

Friday, 20 February 2015, 19:30

Friends of the Museum Lecture

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DCM's next exhibition

Make something for Mum

Sunday, 15 March 2015, 10:00 to 17:00

Make something special for mum

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DCM's next exhibition

Nidderdale 500BC - 1611 AD

Friday, 20 March 2015, 19:30

Friends of the Museum Lecture

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DCM's next exhibition

Rug Making

Saturday, 21 March 2015, 11:00 to 16:00

Learn to make your own rug

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DCM's next exhibition

Chicken Run

Saturday, 28 March 2015, 16:43 to 16:43

Every day 10am - 5pm

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DCM's next exhibition

Dry Stone Walling Demonstration

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 11:00 to 15:00

Learn about dry stone walling

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DCM's next exhibition

Victorian Kitchen

Friday, 10 April 2015, 11:00 to 15:00

Join us in our traditional farmhouse kitchen

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DCM's next exhibition

Sausage Making

Saturday, 11 April 2015, 10:00 to 12:00

Learn to make sausages

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DCM's next exhibition

Sausage Making

Saturday, 11 April 2015, 13:30 to 15:30

Learn to make sausages

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DCM's next exhibition

The History of Peat

Friday, 17 April 2015, 19:30

Friends of the Museum Lecture

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DCM's next exhibition

Rug Making

Sunday, 10 May 2015, 11:00 to 16:00

Learn to make your own rug

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DCM's next exhibition

Northallerton Clocks

Friday, 15 May 2015, 19:30

Friends of the Museum Lecture

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DCM's next exhibition

In the Meadow

Sunday, 17 May 2015, 10:00 to 17:00

Make your own printed artwork

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DCM's next exhibition

Dry Stone Walling Demonstration

Tuesday, 26 May 2015, 11:00 to 15:00

Learn about dry stone walling

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DCM's next exhibition

Fantastic Felt

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:30 to 12:30

Have a go at making your own felt picture

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DCM's next exhibition

Fantastic Felt

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 13:30 to 15:30

Have a go at making your own felt picture.

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DCM's next exhibition

Seeing Red

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 14:00 to 15:00

An informative talk about local red squirrels

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DCM's next exhibition

Victorian Kitchen

Friday, 29 May 2015, 11:00 to 15:00

Join us in our traditional farmhouse kitchen

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We're always on the look out for local artists to exhibit their work here at Dales Countryside Museum.

If you would be interested in showing your work, please contact us.

We rely on donations and other financial support to continue our work of recording and sharing the history of the Dales.

Can you please help?

Visit our Support us page to see how you can give and how we use the donations we receive. 

A mortar and pestle in the Museum's medical collection
A National Park Ranger demonstrates how to build an iconic drystone wall
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Did you know? A fact about Dales Countryside Museum
Did you know?

In 2008, a gold Viking ring was found in a ditch at Sedbergh, not far from the Museum. You can see this beautiful item and hear the farmer’s account of discovering it when you visit DCM.

Did you know? A fact about Dales Countryside Museum