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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

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • 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 2017
  • 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

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4724
  • Very Good
    1058
  • Average
    236
  • Poor
    89
  • Terrible
    70

Recent Reviews:

  • imgvhg
    Sedbergh, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Family Holiday
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 25th May 2018
    Me and hubby took our three children (9), (4) & (2) to Beamish and spent 6 hours there and thoroughly enjoyed it. The kids loved the trams and old fashioned buses and dressing up in old fashioned... Read full review
  • Gandulph
    Towcester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Back in time.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 25th May 2018
    An impressive reconstruction of life in bygone eras. The use of trams and vintage style transport making travel around this huge site easy. The waggonway and its replica of 'Puffing Billy' was a... Read full review
  • 7rachele1986
    Rainham, null, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent - would visit again
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 25th May 2018
    Having visited Beamish with my partner, I would thoroughly recommend it to people of all ages. The staff were friendly and educational and couldn’t do enough to help. It is also exciting to see that... 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

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

* 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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