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Hop along to Beamish Museum this Easter!

March 22nd 2024

Enjoy an Egg-cellent Easter at Beamish Museum

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Beamish Museum Named Most Visited Attraction in the Region

March 18th 2024

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North has been named the most visited attraction in the region with another increase in visitors, in a new report by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA).

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International Women’s Day

March 8th 2024

On International Women’s Day, we asked the museum’s Chief Executive Rhiannon Hiles, Chief Operating Officer Samantha Shotton and Vice-Chair Dr Elouise Leonard-Cross about International Women’s Day and also being female leaders at the museum, which is the region’s most visited attraction, with 450 staff and 400 volunteers.

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Experience Music Through Time at Beamish Museum this February

February 14th 2024

You are invited to sing and dance the day away at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North at a special music-themed event.

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Beamish, The Living Museum of the North & Black Country Living Museum

February 8th 2024

If you have a valid Beamish Unlimited Pass or UnChained Annual Pass from Black Country Living Museum, then you’ll be able to visit the other museum and receive 25% off entry!

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A New Addition to Beamish’s Tramway Fleet

January 25th 2024

An exciting new addition has been made to Beamish’s Tramway fleet as Lisbon tram No.730 moves to the museum.

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Exciting year ahead at Beamish Museum with new exhibits and a full calendar of events

January 18th 2024

Look forward to an action-packed 2024 as we prepare for the opening of its latest Remaking Beamish project exhibits, and introduce an exciting programme of events lined up throughout the year.

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Discover Exciting Job Opportunities at Beamish Museum Jobs Fair

January 4th 2024

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is looking for enthusiastic, reliable and passionate people to join the team as we prepare for an exciting year ahead.

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Take a Seat in our 1950s Cinema

December 15th 2023

Beamish buffs and film fanatics are being offered an exclusive opportunity to Take a Seat in the museum’s 1950s cinema which is due to open in 2024.

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Enjoy a magical Christmas past at Beamish

November 25th 2023

Experience traditional Christmas festivities, from Georgian times through to the 1950s, at during Christmas at Beamish daytimes! 

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1950s homes opening at Beamish Museum to help people living with dementia and other long-term health conditions

October 5th 2023

The museum is opening 1950s aged mineworkers’ homes that provide a space for innovative work with people living with dementia and other long-term health conditions.

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Beamish Chief Executive Rhiannon Hiles shortlisted in 2023 National Lottery Awards

July 27th 2023

Beamish Museum’s Chief Executive Rhiannon Hiles has been nominated in the 2023 National Lottery Awards.

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