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Upcoming events
11.07.2015 - 12.07.2015

Between twenty and fifty competitors from The Quoits Association will play in the traditional game in the Pit Village here at Beamish on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th July.


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
23.06.2015

A project at Beamish which saw Home Farm change to the 1940s Farm has been shortlisted for an award.


22.05.2015

Beamish is bringing the 1950s to a South Tyneside library to share an exciting new chapter in the museum’s future.


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.