About Beamish Museum

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Step into the past at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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.

Visitors to the museum meet costumed folk and discover fascinating stories of everyday life in the region through time.

See our map of Beamish here.