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Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

From £11.00
The Living Museum of the North
Beamish
County Durham
DH9 0RG

Tel: +44 0191 370 4000

Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult All Year Unlimited Pass£19.00 per ticket type
Child All Year Unlimited Pass£11.00 per ticket type
Family (1+2) All Year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£35.50 per ticket type
Family (2+1) All Year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£43.50 per ticket type
Family (2+2) All Year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£49.50 per ticket type
Senior Citizens / Students all year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£14.00 per ticket type

With the Beamish Unlimited Pass, you pay just once and visit for a whole year FREE of charge (including all daytime events).

Special evening events, such as Halloween and Christmas Evenings are ticket only (separate charge applies) and must be booked in advance. Book online at www.beamish.org.uk

Awards

  • Visit EnglandVAQAS VAQAS 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Visit EnglandVisit England Award for Excellence Bronze Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4052
  • Very Good
    929
  • Average
    196
  • Poor
    73
  • Terrible
    56

Recent Reviews:

  • Paul_Br2010
    Cantley, Doncaster
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good but could be better
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd June 2017
    I really enjoyed our recent visit to beamish museum , first impressions were brilliant, it really was like going back in time, that was until 65 reg white van started driving about the place... Read full review
  • bjchampness
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    A very interesting and entertaining day
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd June 2017
    There is so much to experience, one hardly knows where to start!!!! Town, pit village, Pocklington Manor, the waggonway, funfair etc. There is a vast collection of historic artefacts including... Read full review
  • Robert R
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Worth every penny.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd June 2017
    This is a fabulous museum. So much to see and do. Your ticket is valid for a year, great because a day is not enough. So, you return several times at no extra cost. For the oldies a trip down... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Free parking.

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs are welcome at Beamish but must be kept on a lead at all times (not allowed into any of the buildings).

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 High Season (6 Apr 2017 - 29 Oct 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00
Oct 2017-Mar 2018 (30 Oct 2017 - 23 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Last admission is always 3pm. Allow at least four hours for a summer visit and three hours for a winter visit. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Mondays & Fridays from 8 January to 9 February

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). Signposted from the A1(M) jct 63. Travel along A693 for 4 miles towards Stanley picking up signs for Beamish Museum. Postcode for Sat Nav users is DH9 0RG.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway stations are Durham, Chester-le-Street and Newcastle.

Waggonway service 28/28A offers regular buses from Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead, Birtley, Ouston and Chester-le-Street. Buses run every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes and hourly in the evening and on Sundays. Connections with other bus, train or metro services can be made in Newcastle, Gateshead and Chester-le-Street.

Service 128 provides a direct link with Durham City Centre. Buses run hourly on Saturdays throughout the summer season from 5 April to 2 November 2014. The 128 offers convenient connections with trains at Durham railway station and with other bus services at Durham bus station.

Lime service 8 runs every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday from Sunderland Interchange, via Washington, Chester-le-Street and Stanley.

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Monday, 23rd October 2017 - Tuesday, 31st October 2017

Halloween Evenings at Beamish Museum Beware of monsters, ghouls and wicked witches as Beamish becomes the Un-living Museum of the North. Wear your creepiest costume and join us, if you dare, for lots of tricks – and treats! 29th - 31st October
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Saturday, 24th June 2017 - Sunday, 25th June 2017

Beamish Museum - North East Police History SocietyWe are very lucky that once again the North East Police History Society will be putting on a display of items and exhibits at Beamish.
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Saturday, 8th July 2017 - Sunday, 9th July 2017

Beamish Museum - Quoits WeekendBetween twenty and fifty competitors from The Quoits Association will play in the traditional game in The Pit Village here at Beamish on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th July.
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Saturday, 19th August 2017 - Sunday, 20th August 2017

Beamish Museum - 100 Years of The Durham County Federation of Women’s InstitutesJoin us to celebrate the centenary of The Durham County Federation of Women’s Institutes here at Beamish. Working with Women’s Institutes from across the County, we will be hosting an exciting day of celebration which will include a grand parade at 2.30pm!
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Saturday, 14th October 2017 - Saturday, 14th October 2017

Saturday, 4th November 2017 - Saturday, 4th November 2017

Beamish Museum - Proggy Mat WorkshopBe inspired by Beamish Museum’s collection of original and unique proggy mats! Make your own proggy mat and take it home, along with your own mat making kit.
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Sunday, 6th August 2017 - Sunday, 6th August 2017

Sunday, 13th August 2017 - Sunday, 13th August 2017

Sunday, 20th August 2017 - Sunday, 20th August 2017

Sunday, 27th August 2017 - Sunday, 27th August 2017

Beamish Museum - Cricket Matches Cricket Matches Sundays in August at Beamish Museum.
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Thursday, 6th July 2017 - Sunday, 9th July 2017

Beamish Museum - Festival of 50's Dig out your finest 50's fashion and rock and roll along to this fantastic festival of all things 50's.  Enjoy amazing music, dancing, food, fairground and transport from the decade.
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Saturday, 1st July 2017 - Sunday, 2nd July 2017

Beamish Museum - Wind in Your Sails Join us for the second year of this exciting event with fantastic hands-on activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
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Saturday, 15th July 2017 - Saturday, 15th July 2017

Beamish Museum - Yesterday Belongs 2 YouLocal history groups come together to display their fascinating projects.  A biannual event organised by County Durham Forum for History & Heritage.  
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Saturday, 29th July 2017 - Sunday, 30th July 2017

Beamish Museum - Ferguson Tractor Rally Ferguson Tractor Rally at Beamish Museum.
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Sunday, 24th September 2017 - Sunday, 24th September 2017

Beamish Museum - Classic Car DayOn Sunday 24th September 2017, Beamish is hosting its annual Classic Car Day.  
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Thursday, 14th September 2017 - Sunday, 17th September 2017

Beamish Museum - Agricultural Show Agricultural Show -Enjoy a typical country show from the early 1900's, with livestock, craftsmen and women, agricultural machinery and thrilling demonstrations in the show ring.
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Thursday, 31st August 2017 - Sunday, 3rd September 2017

Beamish Museum - Dig for Victory Dig For Victory - A celebration of the rich rural heritage of North East England. Help the war effort at our 1940's Farm meet Land Girls and Lumberjills, join the Home Guard and enjoy a dance or two with a swing band.
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Saturday, 9th September 2017 - Sunday, 10th September 2017

Beamish Museum - Leek Show Leek Show 9th & 10th Sept Lovely leeks, fantastic flowers and terrific tomatoes - can your produce win a prize?
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Thursday, 31st August 2017 - Sunday, 3rd September 2017

Beamish Museum - Great North Festival of Agriculture Agricultural Show -Enjoy a typical country show from the early 1900's, with livestock, craftsmen and women, agricultural machinery and thrilling demonstrations in the show ring.
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Saturday, 23rd September 2017 - Sunday, 24th September 2017

Beamish Museum - Hands-on-Heritage Skills Have a go at a whole host of traditional skills.
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Saturday, 30th September 2017 - Sunday, 1st October 2017

Beamish Museum - Harvest Festival & Harvest Home Help us to celebrate the safe gathering of the harvest.
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