Beamish Unlimited

Traditional Experiences

Ever fancied driving a tram or steam engine, learning the secrets of traditional baking, or having a go at ploughing?

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1950s Welfare Hall - NOW OPEN!

Leasingthorne Colliery Welfare Hall and Community Centre, the first building to open in our 1950s Town, will help to tell the story of community life in the 1950s.

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1950s street party celebrating £10.9 million Heritage Lottery Fund successful application

Beamish is about to embark on an incredible journey to transform the UK's most popular living museum and the way it tells stories of everyday life in the region.

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Old King Coal at Beamish Museum, County Durham

Join us for Old King Coal from 26th to 30th June and remember the region’s proud coal mining heritage.

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