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Upcoming events
18.07.2015 - 31.08.2015

Make the most of your Unlimited Pass during the school holidays, pack a picnic and enjoy all our extra family fun.


19.07.2015 - 30.08.2015

YOU won’t be stumped for things to do this summer – Beamish has a host of cricketing fun lined up! The annual Beamish Colliery Cricket Tournament is back for the third year and will take place every Sunday from 19th July to 30th August.


Latest news
27.07.2015

A cinema from Sunderland will be moved brick by brick and rebuilt at Beamish Museum in its planned 1950s Town.


21.07.2015

Beamish is pleased to announce a new addition to it’s traditional experiences programme, as visitors will now be able to enjoy the ultimate hands on experience as they take a stroll with a Georgian Falconer and her hawk.


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.
Beamish is a unique location for any event, no matter how large or small.
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.