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Crosville 716 Restored

August 7th 2021

Beamish Museum’s new Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle, Crosville 716, is now in service at the museum after seven years of restoration work.

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Beamish Backs Bid

July 20th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North hosted the launch of County Durham’s City of Culture 2025 bid.

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Get Set for a Summer of Fun at Beamish Museum

July 20th 2021

Enjoy good old fashioned fun at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North this summer with den building, ice cream making, teddy bear trail and traditional live music.

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First Place for Pandemic Pivot Award

July 2nd 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to have won the Pandemic Pivot Award in the Museums + Heritage 2021 Awards!

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Beamish Appoints Chief Executive

June 15th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to announce the appointment of Rhiannon Hiles as its Chief Executive.

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Beamish Museum Launches Wholesale Sweets Venture

June 11th 2021

We're working with businesses across the region with selling the museum’s traditionally-made sweets with a new wholesale sweets offer.

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Half Term Fun at Beamish

May 26th 2021

Visit Beamish this Half Term (29th May to 6th June 2021) where there’ll be something to see and do every day at the museum.

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Beamish is back – indoor attractions reopened!

May 17th 2021

From buses and the board school to the 1900s terrace and the tea rooms, Beamish has reopened its indoor attractions!

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Meet the Georgians at Beamish Museum this May!

May 6th 2021

Meet the Georgians at Beamish Museum this May!

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Happy 150th Birthday Coffee Pot No.1!

April 30th 2021

One of the world’s oldest working railway steam locomotives, Beamish Museum’s Coffee Pot No. 1, is celebrating its 150th birthday.

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Beamish Museum to receive £585,000 from second round of Government's Culture Recovery Fund

April 2nd 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to have been awarded £585,000 from the government’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help the museum recover and reopen following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Beamish Museum Plans to Reopen Grounds Only from 12th April 2021

March 19th 2021

Beamish Museum plans to reopen its grounds only from 12th April 2021 under Step 2 of the government's COVID-19 roadmap.

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