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COVID-19 Update

The Dales Countryside Museum is closed until further notice.

Dales Countryside Museum tells the fascinating story of the Yorkshire Dales and the people who have lived and worked here and shaped the landscape for thousands of years.

With loads of fun and interesting things for visitors of all ages to see and do, the Museum offers the chance to discover what is so unique about the Yorkshire Dales and make your visit to the area really special.

What’s on

Upcoming Events

Our packed events programme includes a wide range of different activities, from guided walks around Hawes to exciting educational activities in and around the Museum.

See upcoming events

Current and Upcoming Exhibitions

We are proud to host many fascinating and thought-provoking exhibitions throughout the year in our John Richard Baker Exhibition Hall.

See upcoming exhibitions

Please note that the Dales Countryside Museum is closed until further notice.