Beamish - The Living Museum of the North
Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.
Beamish is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside. Costumed folk bring to life the Town, Pit Village, Home Farm and Pockerley Old Hall.
Experience firsthand how the Industrial Revolution transformed agricultural life in the region. The buildings you see at Beamish are not replicas, but have been brought, brick by brick, from around the region and rebuilt to give visitors a real sense of history.
Throughout the year Beamish hosts an exciting programme of events, The Great North Festival of Transport, a Georgian Fair, The Great North Festival of Agriculture and much more besides, including a whole season of Christmas!
Tickets to Beamish are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase for an unlimited number of daytime visits to the Museum. Visit our website for full details.
- Visit England Large Visitor Attraction of the Year - Gold 2012
- VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
|2013/14 Winter (04/11/2013 - 04/04/2014)|
* Summer Season: all areas of the Museum are open 7 days a week, 10am-5pm. Winter Season: the museum is closed Monday, Friday & Christmas Day. Last Admission 3pm.
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