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Beamish Unlimited

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Beamish Unlimited Tickets & Admission Prices

Unlimited Tickets are not valid for Evening Events.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets can be purchased online (see below) or from our Entrance.

Under 5 FREE – No ticket required

  • Adult Ticket - Beamish Unlimited £19.00
    Child (5 - 16 years) - Beamish Unlimited £11.00
    Senior (60 years +) - Beamish Unlimited £14.00
    Student - Beamish Unlimited £14.00
    Family (1 Adult + 2 Children) - Beamish Unlimited £35.50
    Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) - Beamish Unlimited £49.50
    Family (2 Adults + 1 Child) - Beamish Unlimited £43.50

0191 370 4000

Opening Times

6th April to 29th October

Open daily, 10am to 5pm.
Open – 1900s Town, 1900s Pit Village, Colliery Yard, 1820s Pockerley Old Hall & Waggonway, 1940s Farm, Davy’s Fish Shop, Sinker’s Bait Cabin, Drift Mine, British Kitchen, Rowley Station (weekends and school holidays only), Fairground & Tramway.

Last admission 3pm.


30th October 2017 to 23rd March 2018

Open daily, 10am to 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Mondays & Fridays from 8th Jan to 9th Feb.

Last admission 3pm.


For more information about our Beamish Unlimited Passes click here.

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Getting here

  • By Road
    • From the North and South – Follow the A1M to Junction 63 (Chester-le-Street exit), then the A693 towards Stanley for 4 miles, following the signs.

      From the West – Take the A68 to Castleside, near Consett, and follow the Beamish Museum signs along the A692 and A693 via Stanley.

      Sat-nav users – our postcode is DH9 0RG.

      For details on how to get to the Regional Resource Centre, click here.

  • By Bus
    • Waggonway service 28/28A offers regular buses from Newcastle City Centre, Gateshead, Birtley, Ouston and Chester-le-Street. Buses run every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes and hourly in the evening and on Sundays. Connections with other bus, train or metro services can be made in Newcastle, Gateshead and Chester-le-Street.

      Coast & Country service 8 runs every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday from Sunderland Interchange, via Washington, Chester-le-Street and Stanley.

      Click here to visit the Go North East website for full details and timetables.

      Click here  to find out about The Key – Go North East’s smartcard and smartphone app that makes travelling by bus easier, cheaper and more secure.

      Click here to visit the Traveline website to plan a journey.

      Travel to Beamish Museum on any Go North East bus and get 25% discount on a standard individual admission charge.

      Explorer North East – The only regionwide integrated public transport ticket, enabling you to travel the length and breadth of the region on local bus services operated by participating companies.

      From the Scottish Borders throughout Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Teesside and North Yorkshire the Explorer North East ticket gives you the freedom to plan your days out…

      Click here to find out more.

  • By Rail
    • The closest train station to Beamish Museum is Chester-le- Street, TransPennine Express run regular direct train services to Chester-Le-Street from Newcastle, Durham and Darlington. Save over 50% on train tickets when you book in advance with

      Once you arrive at Chester-le-Street there are regular bus services from the town centre to Beamish Museum which takes approx. 15 – 20 minutes.

  • By Air
    • Newcastle International Airport is the largest airport in North East England, flying to more than 85 destinations worldwide.  Sixteen miles from Beamish.

  • By Sea
    • Car ferry services operate into Newcastle upon Tyne from Scandinavia and Holland. Contact DFDS Seaways for more information.

  • By Bicycle
    • National Cycle Network, Route No. 7, the C2C, runs past the Beamish Entrance gates. Linked to Durham Station via Route 14.1. Bike racks available.


  • Beamish Museum
  • Beamish
  • County Durham
  • DH9 0RG

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