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Beamish thanks Nexus engineers for Tramway help

December 16th 2021

Around 20 Nexus employees spent the day using specialist equipment to carry out routine inspections on overhead lines on Beamish’s 1.5-mile Tramway, which is used by the museum’s fleet of trams to transport visitors.

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Update from Beamish Museum

December 2nd 2021

The Board, in line with their duties as trustees of the museum, reported a serious incident to the police last year. The police have investigated the matter and concluded that no further action is to be taken.

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Beamish Museum Inviting Nominations for a Random Act of Kindness

November 28th 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is spreading the joy this Christmas season by offering the chance for one lucky person or family in the North East to win a fantastic festive gift.

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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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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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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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Share the love with Beamish Museum!

February 1st 2021

Send your loved ones a unique gift inspired by Beamish this Valentine’s Day with handprinted postcards, Herron’s Bakery treats and Jubilee Confectioners’ sweets!

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Beamish Museum closed due to COVID-19 Tier 4 restrictions

December 30th 2020

UPDATE: Following the government announcement that the North East is in COVID-19 Tier 4 from 31st December 2020, the museum has once again had to close.

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