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Our main season starts this Saturday! We will be open 7 days a week from 10am - 5pm starting Saturday, 28th March. *Please note this Friday is the last day of our winter season and so the Museum will be closed.
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Upcoming events
03.04.2015 - 06.04.2015

From egg hunts and bonnet making to tasting delicious traditional food, we’ve got an egg-citing Easter weekend lined up – come and join us!As with all daytime events, you can use your Unlimited Pass!For more information keep checking back here or follow us on our Facebook and Twitter pages!  Take part in our Easter egg hunt – can you spot the eggs hidden around the Museum by the Easter bunny? Good Friday - it’s traditional to eat fish on this day, so why not visit Davy’s Fried Fish Shop? The Tea Rooms will also be serving fish pie.

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.

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  Voting is now open to choose a 1950s semi-detached house to be replicated at Beamish.


Our main season starts this Saturday – with lots of exciting events and activities to look forward to!All period areas at Beamish will be open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm starting Saturday, 28th March.

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.