Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

From £11.50
The Living Museum of the North
Beamish
County Durham
DH9 0RG

Tel: +44 0191 370 4000

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The 1900s Town Street at Beamish Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult All Year Unlimited Pass£19.50 per ticket type
Child All Year Unlimited Pass£11.50 per ticket type
Family (1+2) All Year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£36.50 per ticket type
Family (2+1) All Year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£44.50 per ticket type
Family (2+2) All Year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£51.00 per ticket type
Senior Citizens / Students all year Unlimited Pass / Day Ticket£14.50 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

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

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

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    5784
  • Very Good
    1250
  • Average
    301
  • Poor
    107
  • Terrible
    83

Recent Reviews:

  • 300catherinej
    Whitehaven, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Christmas let down
    2 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th November 2019
    I was soooooo looking forward to this trip. Having been to Beamish before & loved the museum, I couldn't wait to go for the Christmas Parade. I'm aware that this is staffed by volunteers but most... Read full review
  • John M
    Kidderminster, Worcestershire
    Absolutely fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th November 2019
    I am now an elderly man and partly disabled. The great thing about Beamish is that old buses and trams run round the site all day. That made it all accessible for me. The various areas reminded me so... Read full review
  • chrischops
    Oldham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Accessibility
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th November 2019
    Accessible wheelchair bus was fantastic- staff wheel you on bus - lift goes up - wheel onto the bus and secure wheelchair - my friend was then first on the bus so she could sit near me - nothing was... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Free parking.

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

29th October 2018 to 5th April 2020 (29 Oct 2019 - 5 Apr 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00
24th March 2020 to 28th October 2020 (24 Mar 2020 - 28 Oct 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Last admission is always 3pm. Allow at least four hours for a summer visit and three hours for a winter visit.

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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