The Bowes Museum
The Bowes Museum is a stunning piece of French-inspired architecture containing one of the country‘s most remarkable collections of fine and decorative arts. Founded by John and Joséphine Bowes, the museum is fully designated as being of international importance. Highlights include works by Goya, El Greco, Van Dyck and Turner, and the iconic Silver Swan automaton. The Museum offers an ambitious exhibition programme showcasing contemporary art, fashion and fine art.