Visit Us

You can book your tickets online. Click here to buy your tickets

Alternatively you can purchase museum tickets on arrival at the reception desk during normal opening hours.

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

Open Daily

  • 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


Click here to see COVID-19 Information for Visitors