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New 1950s Exhibits Opening Friday, 9th June

June 6th 2023

Two sisters will unveil a recreation of their childhood home when Beamish, The Living Museum of the North opens 1950s houses, police office, and a bowling green this week (9th June).

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All aboard for a right royal celebration!

May 4th 2023

A weekend of celebration is taking place at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North to mark King Charles III’s coronation and the 50th anniversary of the museum’s Tramway, from 6th to 8th May 2023.

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With Help from Our Friends…

April 28th 2023

Beamish Museum has received £225,000 from the Friends of Beamish – taking the Friends’ total donations to an amazing £2.1million.

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Beamish Museum named most visited North East attraction

March 23rd 2023

Beamish Museum was the most visited attraction in the North East last year, according to a new report.

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1950s cinema and shops underway at Beamish Museum

March 17th 2023

Work is beginning on a cinema, toy shop and electrical shop in the museum's 1950s Town.

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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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Discover Crimes of the Centuries

February 15th 2023

Come along and visit Beamish Museum during February Half Term (18th to 26th February) to investigate crimes of the 1820s, early 1900s, 1940s and 1950s as we prepare to open our 1950s police houses later this year!

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Exciting Jobs on Offer at Beamish Museum

February 10th 2023

Become part of something special with exciting and unique new jobs at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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Beamish Museum appoints Chair and Trustees to Board

February 9th 2023

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North has announced the appointment of a Chair and trustees to its board.

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A New Bus for the Beamish Museum Collection

January 12th 2023

A former Sunderland Corporation bus has returned to the North East to join our collection of period vehicles.

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Beamish Winter Opening Hours

January 4th 2023

Beamish Museum opening hours

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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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