Hands on Collection

The Dales Countryside Museum has a wealth of interesting objects in its collection relating to living and working in the Yorkshire Dales through the centuries.

This unique experience allows you to get hands on with objects that are not on public display and find out more about them.

Your expert guide will be able to tell you more about the objects, recommend must see’s in the museum and be on hand to answer any questions.


  • An expert guide sharing the secrets of the collection, there to answer questions and bring your visit to life
  • An opportunity to get hands on and handle some of the  objects in the collection
  • Objects to handle can be tailored to the interests of your group


Price:  £30
Time: 1 hour
Group size: Any
Accessibility: Dales Countryside Museum is pushchair and wheelchair friendly, with wide aisles, lifts, ramps and a low-level information counter.
Parking: Yes
AvailabilityAll Year
Advance booking required
Fitness LevelLow