20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Bowsden Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Most attractions are now closed in line with Government advice, and families are encouraged to stay inside where possible.

Find indoor activities to try at home.

Best Museums and Art Galleries In Bowsden

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Bowsden in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 35 Bowsden museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

View of Lindisfarne Centre on Lindisfarne Island

Lindisfarne Centre

  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lindisfarne Centre is well worth a visit while you are on Holy Island as it gives you a great chance to discover the history of the island. There is...

Coldstream Museum

  • Coldstream
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Coldstream Museum In addition to a varied and exciting programme of exhibitions and creative workshops, the Museum houses permanent displays explorin...

Outside view of Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh

Grace Darling Museum

  • Bamburgh
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Grace Darling Museum is a fascinating tribute to an extraordinary lady, particularly in an age when ladies were neither expected nor encouraged t...

Staff roleplay hunting at Eyemouth Museum

Eyemouth Museum

  • Eyemouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Eyemouth Museum The life of fisher families was hard with the wives collecting mussels, baiting the lines, mending the nets and keeping house while t...

Georgian school teacher in classroom at Bailiffgate Museum in Alnwick

Bailiffgate Museum

  • Alnwick
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bailiffgate Museum is a fun day out for all the family. It tells the history of Alnwick and district in colourful, interactive displays. Highlights i...

Outside view of Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre in Jedburgh

Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Mary Queen Of Scots Visitor Centre helps visitors explore the history of an iconic Scottish figure and learn her story in full in a charming buil...

Walls of Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

  • Jedburgh
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get a taste of life behind bars in this 1820s jail: a model prison in its day but now a bit spooky! Also discover the history of the Royal Burgh of J...

Trimontium Heritage Centre

  • Melrose
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Trimontium Heritage Centre is a firmly educational stop but one that's fairly fascinating for all ages and will lead to some interesting conversa...

Stone sundail at Dunbar Town House Museum & Gallery

Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery has been the focus of town life since the 16th century. With a witch's hat tower and a bell, clock and sundi...

Entrance to John Muirs Birthplace in Dunbar

John Muirs Birthplace

  • Dunbar
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

John Muir’s Birthplace is an award winning museum dedicated to the life of the pioneering conservationist. Discover how the boy born in this house we...

Man uses weaving machine at Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre in Selkirk

Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre

  • Selkirk
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre is a working textile mill and knitwear emporium are prestigious holders of the Gold Award for Export Achievemen...

Wooden thread reel at Textile Towerhouse in Hawick

Textile Towerhouse

  • Hawick
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Textile Towerhouse is hidden within Drumlanrig's Tower: a beautifully restored building which uses period rooms, figures and audiovisuals displays to...

Salmon in stream at Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre in Selkirk

Philiphaugh Salmon Viewing Centre

  • Selkirk
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Children particularly love the interactive displays, which are both fun and pleasingly educational. There are also plenty of engaging features for ch...

Family playing with airplane model at National Museum of Flight in North Berwick

National Museum of Flight

  • North Berwick
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The National Museum of Flight is East Lothian's 5 star visitor attraction. Our family friendly museum offers something for everyone. View our collect...

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham entrance with flowers

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham

  • Bellingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Heritage Centre at Bellingham Families with young children are especially welcome at the Heritage Centre, Bellingham. As well as viewing the disp...

Woodhorn Museum

Woodhorn Museum

  • Ashington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Woodhorn Museum is a great attraction for the whole family, with plenty of hands on activities, some blockbuster exhibitions, and a great events prog...

People flying kites at Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

  • Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Newbiggin Maritime Centre is an accessible, all weather family attraction, open all year. Discover life in a historic fishing village through the Mar...

Kids dressed as mine workers at National Mining Museum Scotland in Newtongrange

National Mining Museum Scotland

  • Newtongrange
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Welcome to the National Mining Museum Scotland, a 5 Star visitor attraction which provides a great day out for all ages! They're based at one of the...

Machinery at Prestongrange Museum in Prestonpans

Prestongrange Museum

  • Prestonpans
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Prestongrange offers audio tours, guided tours and visits to the Beam Engine and Powerhouse. Children can take a trail sheet around the site and play...

Fishing sailboat by lighthouse near Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther

Scottish Fisheries Museum

  • Anstruther
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Scottish Fisheries Museum is a multi-award winning national museum suitable for families which tells the story of Scottish fishing from the earli...

things-to-do redesign