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Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
Everyone has something they treasure and that is special to them. The Dales Countryside Museum collects and shares the stories and objects that are special to the people and communities linked with the Yorkshire Dales.
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  • I'm going to have to write two reviews here because as far as we can see, the Firebox cafe is not anything to do (other then it is next to) the Dales Museum. We called in because the museum did not op...  read more »
  • Well worth a visit. We spent a good couple of hours in here, learning about the local history, farming, geology of the place. The railway carriages were very interesting with lots of items on display ...  read more »
  • Staff here were very friendly and helpful. Has alot of local history on show. Well worth a visit if in Hawes. 
  • The cafe sells good tea and has a great selection of homemade cakes.
  • Interesting exhibits, and some nice work in the gallery. Could have put some more in the gallery section and slightly disappointing that some of the items in the glass cases weren't lit (lights just hadn't been turned on). Overall an enjoyable experience though :)
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  • Interesting enough, but very dated. Most of the activities when we were there were not sufficiently resourced. The children's area on the train felt ill conceived and unhygienic. However, not expensive.
  • Full of interesting information about the Yorkshire Dales; its history, geology and archaeology. Definitely worth a visit.
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