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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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4502
  • Very Good
    1022
  • Average
    223
  • Poor
    80
  • Terrible
    60

Recent Reviews:

  • gail s
    scotland
    Museum visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th November 2017
    Had a great day out at Beamish Hotel , great value as ticket is valid for a year !! We were there for 4.5 hours and enjoyed wandering around freely Read full review
  • wendy p
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th November 2017
    We had a great day there lots to see and do very very interesting.The price was reasonable too with discount for the over 60s and a 25 percent voucher from our hotel the beamish park. Read full review
  • davey7836
    Crook, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    shambles
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th November 2017
    visited beamish again already had friends of beamish tickets so stood in the fast track line face track what a joke that is took about 15 minuets to get to the till where the woman serving you could... 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

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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Beamish Museum - Great War Steam FairAll fired up for Beamish Great War Steam Fair! Join us for our annual (and famous) steam fair, with a First World War focus, the Great War Steam Fair promises to be a fascinating event. This fantastic four-day event is set to feature a whole host of road vehicles, engines and trains from the...
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Sunday, 11th March 2018 - Sunday, 11th March 2018

Beamish - Mothering SundayDon’t forget! Mother’s Day is on Sunday, 11th March, and what better way to show your mum you care than by bringing her to Beamish? We will be telling the story of Mothering Sunday around the museum, did you know that the celebration of motherhood is recorded from mid 17th century? Discover the...
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Friday, 30th March 2018 - Monday, 2nd April 2018

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Friday, 13th April 2018 - Sunday, 15th April 2018

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Sunday, 6th May 2018 - Monday, 7th May 2018

Beamish Museum - May Day CelebrationsJoin us in The Pit Village on 6th and 7th for a host of May Day activities! Did you know that May Day was one of the biggest annual celebrations in Edwardian times?
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Saturday, 19th May 2018 - Sunday, 20th May 2018

Beamish Museum - Empire and Flag DaysJoin us to celebrate Empire and Flag Weekend during this Spring weekend.
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Thursday, 31st May 2018 - Sunday, 3rd June 2018

Beamish Museum - Georgian FairEnjoy the hustle and bustle of a Georgian Country Fair at Pockerley Waggonway from 31st May to 3rd June 2018. Experience a fair like no other as The Squire of Pockerley sets about hiring his staff for the coming months!
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Sunday, 10th June 2018 - Sunday, 10th June 2018

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Sunday, 17th June 2018 - Sunday, 17th June 2018

Beamish Museum - Beamish Reliability RunThis 150 mile event is for vintage cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles registered before 1956. Beginning and finishing at Beamish, the run will follow a 150 mile route around County Durham and North Yorkshire.
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Thursday, 8th March 2018 - Sunday, 11th March 2018

Beamish Museum - International Women's DayJoin us at Beamish to celebrate International Women’s Day, on Wednesday, 8th March and across the following weekend (Saturday, 10th and Sunday, 11th March).
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Saturday, 24th March 2018 - Sunday, 25th March 2018

Beamish Museum - Pedal PowerJoin us for our brand new event – Pedal Power! The whole museum will come alive with amazing inventions, contraptions and vehicles – all powered by pedal power!
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