Visit Us

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

We have been asked to record visitor information to assist with the NHS Track and Trace process. Please be aware that you will need to provide the details of your lead person. We cannot admit you to any area of the site without this information.

To see availability and to buy tickets please see our booking page.

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.

Group Bookings

Group bookings are currently unavailable. We hope to offer these types of visits again, in accordance with Government guidelines.

Opening Times

  • 10 am to 5 pm, February to October
  • 10am to 4.30 pm, November
  • 10am to 4 pm, December
  • Weekends only 10 am to 4 pm 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