Beamish Unlimited

News Alert

  • Our exciting Summer of Fun event is taking place daily until 31st August. Can you complete our 101 Things to Do at Beamish this summer? Click here to find out more.
  • Middleton’s Fish and Chip Shop in The 1950s Town, the Quilter’s Cottage and the farmhouse at our 1940s Farm are currently closed. Fish and chips are available from Davy’s fish and chip shop in The 1900s Pit Village. Due to a recent power surge and damage to our ventilation system, we are unable to open our Drift Mine at this time while essential repair work is carried out. We apologise for any inconvenience.
  • Dogs are allowed on site but we do ask dog owners to stick to our strict guidelines which can be found here.
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Find out more about our exciting Remaking Beamish Project!

Remaking Beamish is the biggest development in Beamish’s history. The exciting project includes over 25 new exhibits and attractions and is bringing a new era to the museum in the form of a 1950s Town and 1950s farm.

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Beamish Museum Gifts

Find that perfect present from the past with a fantastic range of unique gifts from Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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Beamish Museum 1900s Town Street

Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s.

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