Skip to content | Accessibility | Sitemap | Contact Us
Shopping Basket
Book Now
Opening hours

Summer Season 

All period areas open

7 days a week

10am to 5pm (last entry 3pm)

Full opening hours
How to get here
How to get to Beamish Museum
Twitter Feeds
Video of the month


Friday 18th July to Sunday 27th July 2014
The 1940s and 50s are acknowledged as the high point of amateur football in England, and in particular County Durham, with teams from the area selling out Wembley Stadium and winning the FA Amateur Cu...
More info about Durham Amateur Football Trust Exhibition
Every Sunday from 20th July to 31st August 2014
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 second year and will tak...
More info about Beamish Colliery Cricket Tournament 2014
Beamish is holding community-led events between 2014 and 2018 to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.Discover life on the home front at the Museum, where The Town and Pit Village represen...
More info about First World War Centenary Commemorations
Thursday 4th September to Sunday 7th September 2014
From Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th September, Beamish is hosting Agricultural Power from the Past, an extravaganza of horse power, steam power and everything in between. Horse drawn vehicles, bicycles, ...
More info about Agricultural Power From the Past
Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th September 2014
Pack up your potatoes and bring your beetroot to the Beamish Leek Show. On the 13th and 14th of September 2014, the annual contest will see home-grown vegetables and flowers battle it out in an attemp...
More info about Beamish Leek Show
Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st September 2014
From Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st September 2014, we are hosting the annual Agricultural Show, recreating a typical country show from the early 1900s. This event forms part of the month long Festival ...
More info about Agricultural Show
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014
On Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2014, come along and have a go at some traditional skills at Beamish and see the Quilters Exhibition. The weekend forms part of our month long Festival of Ag...
More info about Hands on Heritage Skills
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th October 2014
On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October we are celebrating Harvest Festival and Harvest Home as part of our month long Festival of Agriculture which celebrates the agricultural and rural heritage of th...
More info about Harvest Festival and Harvest Home