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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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Beamish is back – indoor attractions reopened!

May 17th 2021

From buses and the board school to the 1900s terrace and the tea rooms, Beamish has reopened its indoor attractions!

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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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Beamish Museum to receive £585,000 from second round of Government's Culture Recovery Fund

April 2nd 2021

Beamish, The Living Museum of the North is delighted to have been awarded £585,000 from the government’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help the museum recover and reopen following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Beamish Museum Plans to Reopen Grounds Only from 12th April 2021

March 19th 2021

Beamish Museum plans to reopen its grounds only from 12th April 2021 under Step 2 of the government's COVID-19 roadmap.

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Beamish Golden Ticket Competition

March 16th 2021

Beamish has launched its biggest ever competition, with winners receiving an exclusive VIP visit to the museum!

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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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Beamish Museum reopening grounds only for festive visits under Tier 3 restrictions

December 4th 2020

Beamish Museum reopening for grounds-only festive visits from this weekend (5th December) under COVID-19 Tier 3 restrictions.

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Shop Museums!

November 28th 2020

We're teaming up with museums across the country in a Shop Museums campaign, urging people to support museums by using their online shops.

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Beamish Museum Christmas Gift Guide

November 26th 2020

Looking for that perfect present this Christmas? You're sure to find a unique gift for your loved ones here in the Beamish Museum Christmas Gift Guide! 

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