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What's on at Beamish Museum in 2023?

February 20th 2023

Whether you’re serious about steam, crazy about cars or fascinated by farming, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Beamish Museum this year.

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Enjoy a Truly Traditional Christmas at Beamish Museum

November 25th 2022

Travel back in time and experience the magic of Christmases past at Beamish Museum.

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Aged miners’ homes underway in Beamish’s 1950s Town

September 26th 2022

Work is underway on a replica of aged miners’ homes that will provide a space for people living with dementia and other long-term health conditions.

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Closure of Beamish Museum for State Funeral

September 14th 2022

As a mark of respect, the museum will be closed on Monday, 19th September for the State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen.

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Beamish Bags Best Shop Award

May 12th 2022

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to have picked up an award at the national Museums + Heritage Awards.

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Farm opening at Beamish after being moved stone by stone

March 14th 2022

A farm that has been moved stone by stone and rebuilt at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North will open its doors to visitors this weekend (Saturday, 19th March).

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The National Lottery "Thanks To You" Campaign

November 27th 2018

On Tuesday, 4th December, Beamish will saying a “Thanks to You” to National Lottery Players as part of a nationwide campaign.

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