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All visitors must pre-book a timed entry slot. Please see our Reopening Safely page for more information. .

It is now mandatory for all visitors to provide contact information and to participate in NHS Test and Trace. You can either do this by providing your contact details when you book your tickets or by scanning the QR code on entry, or both.

Please note, for group bookings, each member of the group will need to provide contact details or scan the NHS Track and Trace QR code on entry to the Museum.

Tickets can be booked by calling 01969 666210 or emailing

Admission Prices

  • Adults £4.80
  • Concessions (60s and over): £4.30
  • Under 16s: FREE
  • Carers: FREE

Tickets are valid for 7 days

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.

Opening Times

  • 10am to 5pm, February to October
  • 10am to 4pm November and December
  • Weekends only 10am to 4pm in January
  • Last entry is one hour before closing
  • We are closed Christmas Eve to Boxing Day


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