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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
    4280
  • Very Good
    970
  • Average
    211
  • Poor
    78
  • Terrible
    56

Recent Reviews:

  • Dickyboy7
    Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fascinating but what about the disabled!
    2 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
    We spent yesterday at the Beamish Museum which is a fascinating concept of days gone by. Once again this is an attraction that only pays lip service to those with a disability! I completely... Read full review
  • Ash6girl
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Holiday
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
    Fantastic look into days gone by. Disabled access superb from the car park. Wonderful greeting as you approached the main door, tickets although pricey last for 12 months so can if you decided to... Read full review
  • thelovelymrsB
    Lake District, Cumbria
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Excellent place
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st August 2017
    Love this place. Very decent entry fee for a ticket which then lasts a year. Loads of open space for kids to go mad in. Can't recommend it enough. 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
Tuesday - 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, 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, 27th August 2017 - Sunday, 27th August 2017

Beamish Museum - Cricket Matches Cricket Matches Sundays in August 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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Saturday, 22nd July 2017 - Wednesday, 30th August 2017

Beamish Museum - Summer Of Fun At Beamish Get ready for a Summer of Fun at Beamish From explosive experiments, football and falconry to storytelling, secret letters and Home Guard drills, there’s a fantastic Summer of Fun ahead at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North. Every day during the school holidays, from 22nd July to 30th August,...
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