10am - 5pm daily (except
24, 25, 26 December and 1 January).
A museum of Dales life based in the small Market Town of Hawes at the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Displays interpret the development of the Dales from prehistoric times to the present day.
Phone: 01969 666210
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Museum Gallery Visit (allow 90 minutes)
Background information sheets
Events, for example spinning, table weaving, meat preserving etc. check the museum website for details.
Regular exhibitions of work by local artists.
Eleanor Scarr remembers childhood hay making with family Read More»
Eleanor Scarr tells how tractors changed hay making Read More»
Three generations of the Porter family talk about Young Farmers Read More»
Nellie Porter remembers a very harsh winter in the Yorkshire Dales Read More»
Rachel Buckle recalls the devastating foot and mouth outbreak in 2001 Read More»
Nellie Porter talks of the excitement of attending Auction Marts Read More»