Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

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The Living Museum of the North
County Durham

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


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • 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 Traveller Rating:

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Recent Reviews:

  • Beerpig75
    Harrogate, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Always more to find!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 23rd January 2020
    We love the place! We are fairly local so have Friends of Beamish tickets - well worth the money and you also get money off on all purchases. There is always something new to discover on each visit... Read full review
  • Honest_InspectorUK
    Superb museum idea with poor customer service
    2 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 23rd January 2020
    Oh dear, what a day! I took an international school exchange group to Beamish today. All excited to see England in the past as the idea of Beamish is superb and very unique. The museum was rather... Read full review
  • Bibcay
    Gateshead, United Kingdom
    Great day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th January 2020
    Will be back very soon. The friends of Beamish card is value for money. The old car garage is brilliant. Let down by the cafe but it doesn’t demote a star. The sweet shop is absolutely amazing and... Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below


  • 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

4th Nov to 27th March 2020 (4 Nov 2019 - 27 Mar 2020)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 16:00
24th March 2020 to 28th October 2020 (24 Mar 2020 - 28 Oct 2020)
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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