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Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday

* Open 22nd & 26th December

* Closed 25th, 29th December & 1st January

10am - 4pm

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Upcoming events
15.11.2014 - 24.12.2014

Be enchanted by Christmas at Beamish.

26.12.2014 - 04.01.2015

Looking for the perfect post Christmas outing? Well look no further! We invite you to join us in celebrating Twelfth Night and first footing at Pockerley Old Hall and the Waggonway from the 26th December to 4th January (closed 29th December & 1st January).

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JingleBeamers Christmas Party (for under 4s)Join us for a musical Christmas celebration at Beamish.


Beamish is celebrating today after being named Large Visitor Attraction of the Year at the region’s “tourism Oscars”.

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.