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Beamish Museum launches appeal for help due to impact of COVID-19 pandemic

July 1st 2020

Beamish Museum is today launching a fundraising appeal in response to the major impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Beamish Museum – Reopening on 23rd July 2020!

June 24th 2020

Beamish Museum will be reopening its doors on 23rd July 2020. To keep everyone safe, we’re introducing health and hygiene measures across our 350-acre open air museum site. Entry will need to be by pre-booked timeslot for all visitors, including Friends of Beamish members and Unlimited Pass holders.

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Beamish Museum Online Shop NOW OPEN!

June 22nd 2020

You can now bring a bit of Beamish Museum into your home! From sweet shop treats and Museum Shop favourites to print shop creations and our award-winning chemist’s cold creams, we have a range of products inspired by your favourite exhibits and the museum collections.

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Museum Director at Beamish resigns

May 26th 2020

The Beamish Museum Board confirmed that Richard Evans has resigned as Museum Director with immediate effect.

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Discover Beamish Museum from Home

April 30th 2020

Discover Beamish from home - as we're temporarily closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’re sharing ways to experience the museum from home.

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Beamish Museum’s Golden Jubilee Celebrations!

February 12th 2020

We have launched a year of celebrations to mark Beamish Museum's Golden Jubilee!

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Beamish, The Living Museum of the North named Top Accessible Venue

February 10th 2020

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North named as Northern England's Top Accessible Venue by Euan's Guide.

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Beamish Museum Wins Customer Commitment Award!

December 2nd 2019

We are delighted to have received the Customer Commitment Award at the British Chambers of Commerce’s annual Chamber Business Awards 2019 in London.

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Mindset Group Crackin’ On

October 31st 2019

Members of Beamish’s Mindset Group have created beautiful North East-associated crackets, which are now on sale in the Entrance Gift Shop.

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Update from Beamish Museum

September 20th 2019


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New Downton Abbey Film at Beamish Museum

September 12th 2019

We are delighted to have been a location for the new Downton Abbey movie.

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Beamish Museum in Lonely Planet's Top UK Experiences!

August 13th 2019

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North has been listed as one of Lonely Planet's top UK experiences.

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