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Upcoming events
09.04.2015 - 26.04.2015

All aboard for this transport extravaganza! From trams and cars to steam engines, lorries and cycles, there will be a fantastic line-up of Beamish transport and visiting vehicles alike.

22.04.2015 - 26.04.2015

COME and celebrate the North East’s mining heritage at Beamish! Follow the parade of miner's banners through The Pit Village, take a trip down the mine or sit back and enjoy the sound of the brass bands.

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Learning Museum Taster DayThursday 16 April or Sunday 26 April 2015, 9:30am 4pmCollections Study Room, Regional Resource Centre Beamish Museum.


Beamish – Our Local History - Two training and consultation events for teachersBeamish is running two training and consultation events in April, one for primary school teachers, one for secondary school teachers, and we would like to invite you to attend.

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.