Plan a visit

Opening times

We are open daily from 10am to 5pm, February to October, and 10am to 4.30pm, November and December.

We are closed Christmas Eve to Boxing Day, and throughout January.

Admission prices

Weekly ticket

  • Adults £4.80
  • Concessions (including full-time students): £4.30
  • Under 16s: FREE
  • Groups of 10 or over: £4.30 each

Annual pass: £9

Friends of the Museum Annual Membership: £10 (includes free entry, annual publication and monthly lectures)

£1 discount on Museum admission fee when purchasing an all day car parking ticket.


Dales Countryside Museum is housed in the old railway station at Hawes,  just off the main A684 in Wensleydale.


Dales Countryside Museum is pushchair and wheelchair friendly, with wide aisles, lifts, ramps and a low-level information counter. There are RADAR facility toilets in the car park and fully accessible toilets in the Museum. Access is via a ramp from reception to the ground floor. There are also plenty of items to touch and sound recordings to listen to for visitors with a sensory impairment. Assistance dogs are welcome in the museum.

Please download our full Access Statement for DCM