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Upcoming events
07.03.2015 - 08.03.2015

One for the tramway enthusiast! Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March will see the first of our monthly transport weekends.

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.

Latest news

Beamish's Matthew Henderson is in the national final of VisitEngland's Tourism Superstar - and he needs your vote!   Matthew, our Engagement and Participation Team Assistant, is one of just 10 people across the country to be shortlisted from hundreds of entries.


Beamish is taking the 1950s on tour across the North East to invite people to nominate their house from the decade to be replicated at the Museum.

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.