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Upcoming events
14.02.2015 - 22.02.2015

Join our commemorations for the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

09.04.2015 - 12.04.2015

It’s full steam ahead at Beamish during this weekend for one of our biggest events of the year – The Great North Steam Fair! At this four-day steam spectacular, from 9th to 12th April, there’ll be vehicles of all shapes, sizes and colours, with something for everyone to enjoy.

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Beamish is taking the 1950s on tour across the North East to invite people to nominate their house from the decade to be replicated at the Museum.


Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is celebrating a record-breaking year, after welcoming an amazing 654,357 visitors in 2014.

Learn new skills and enjoy a traditional experience at Beamish.
Explore the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s and 1940s.
Become a Friend of Beamish and support the vital work they do for the Museum.
Our cosy 1940s cottage is ideal for groups of older people and people living with dementia.
Find out about accessibility around the Museum to help you plan your visit.
Would you love to see your 1950s house replicated at Beamish? The Museum needs your help to decide which style of semi-detached social housing should be replicated in our plans for a new 1950s Town.