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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.

Latest news

Esther Gibbon and Linda Gilmore are celebrating today after winning a public vote to have their 1950s house replicated at Beamish Museum.


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

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.