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Bonfire 2014Traditional Experience
Upcoming events
29.10.2014 - 29.10.2014

On Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th, and Friday 31st October 2014, from 6-30pm until 9-30pm, Beamish will be overrun by spooky ghosts and terrifying monsters.


30.10.2014 - 30.10.2014

Tickets are now SOLD OUT for Thursday 30th October.


Latest news
20.10.2014

NEW for 2014 - Christmas Exclusives for Groups at BeamishIf you’re looking for something new and extra special for your group this Christmas, then Beamish is the place to go.


09.10.2014

An incredibly talented painter who spent three decades working in the mines, Norman Cornish died, aged 94, in August 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.
Would you like to get involved with the exciting and interesting work of Beamish Museum?
Our cosy 1940s cottage is ideal for groups of older people and people living with dementia.
If you’re looking for something new and extra special for your group this Christmas, then Beamish is the place to go.