Dales Countryside Museum

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Housed in the former Hawes Railway station and more recently extended to include a purpose built museum complex, including circular exhibition/lecture theatre.

The museum displays an era of the dales way of life and traditions long gone. These include vetinary, leadmining, knitting, agriculture, wartime, cheesemaking and much, much more.

National Park Information Centre

  • Shop
  • Video, displays, events, demonstrations.
  • Changing exhibitions and hands-on exhibits.
  • Closed in January
  • Open daily, 10am – 5pm from February onwards.
  • Entry charges from April 2012
  • Adults: £4
  • Concessions and group rate: £3.50, (a group consists of 12 people)
  • Children visit free.

Car parking charge

All car parks are pay & display. Daily charges are currently as follows:

  • £2.20 for up to two hours
  • £3.20 for over two hours

Vehicles requiring more than one space (caravans, vehicles with trailers etc):

  • £4.40 for up to two hours
  • £6.40 for over two hours

Station Yard
North Yorkshire

  • TEL 01969 666210
  • FAX 01969 666210

Founder Members Marie Hartley and Joan Ingilby

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