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  1. Add Derwentcote Steel Furnace to your Itinerary

    Derwentcote Steel Furnace

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    Industrial Archaeology

    Hamsterley

    Built in the 1720s, Derwentcote is the earliest and most complete steel-making furnace to have survived in Britain.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Jan 2020to29 Mar 2021
  2. Add Weardale Railway to your Itinerary

    Weardale Railway

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    Railway

    Stanhope

    The Weardale Railway follows the path of the River Wear and passes through the spectacular scenery of Weardale. With historic connections to the Stockton & Darlington Railway, it was once a vital link to the industrial heart of Teesside.

  3. Add Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - To re-open 23rd July to your Itinerary

    Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - To re-open 23rd July

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    Type:

    Museum

    Beamish

    Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside.

    Dates

    From:
    24 July 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2016North East England Tourism Awards - Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold
    • Visit England Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze 2016Visit England Award for Excellence Bronze
    • Regional and Miscellaneous North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017 2018North East Tourism Awards Large Visitor Attraction of the Year Award – Gold 2017

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    Book Beamish - The Living Museum of the North - To re-open 23rd July Online (opens in a new window)

  4. Add Durham Mining Museum to your Itinerary

    Durham Mining Museum

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Spennymoor

    Spennymoor Town Hall has it’s dedicated memorial to the works and lives lost during the mining period across County Durham. Events cover mining in the Northern part of England i.e. County Durham, Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmorland and the…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2020to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
  5. Add Tanfield Railway to your Itinerary

    Tanfield Railway

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    Railway

    Tanfield

    Oldest existing railway in the world, opened 1725. Steam-hauled passenger trains, vintage carriages, 61 locomotives and steam-driven vintage workshop. Please see website for dates and operating times.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020
  6. Add Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Durham City

    Wheatley Hill Heritage Centre is small building of architectural beauty situated in Wheatley Hill cemetery. It houses a permanent exhibition of colliery village life.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jan 2019to31 Dec 2020Various Opening Times
  7. Add Killhope (Museum to remain closed) to your Itinerary

    Killhope (Museum to remain closed)

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    Museum

    Cowshill

    Refurbished in 2016, Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum offering a great day out for the family. Guided mine tours, working water wheel, original machinery, exhibitions, workshops, family events, performances, stunning…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2020to3 Nov 2020Open 10:30 - 17:00

    Awards

    • Visit England VAQAS 2019VAQAS
    • Green Awards Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold 2017Green Tourism Business Scheme - Gold
    • Visit England Code of Practice 2017
    • Visit England Visitengland Hidden Gem 2016Visitengland Hidden Gem
  8. Add Horden Colliery Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Horden Colliery Heritage Centre

    Type

    Type:

    Museum

    Horden

    Heritage Centre with themed rooms. Mining Museum going back 100 years with 350 archives, photographs of Horden, lots of history, 1940s rooms.

    Dates

    From:
    1 Mar 2020to31 Oct 2020Various Opening Times