Beamish Unlimited

We advise visitors to wrap up warm  if you’re visiting today – we’ve been working hard to keep paths clear and gritted, however please be aware in the current cold weather some areas of the museum may be slippery.


Become a Friend of Beamish

Want to make the most of your visits to Beamish? Join the Friends of Beamish and you’ll get a fantastic package of FREE entry, free regular Beamish Magazine, discount on a guidebook, plus other great discounts and exclusive offers. You’ll be giving vital support to one of the world’s greatest museums.

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Explore Beamish Museum

Beamish is a world famous open air museum which brings the history of North East England to life at its 1820s Pockerley, 1900s Town, 1900s Pit Village, 1940s Farm, 1950s Town and 1950s Spain’s Field Farm exhibit areas. To find out more about each area visit our Explore & Discover pages.

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Dogs at Beamish

Dogs are allowed on site but we do ask dog owners to follow our strict guidelines. Dogs are very welcome but should be kept on a lead and accompanied at all times.

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Come along for Christmas at Beamish daytimes from 25th November to 24th December and enjoy truly traditional celebrations at the museum! Grotto tickets available online now.

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