Beamish, The Living Museum of the North & Black Country Living Museum

February 8th 2024


Visiting an open air museum is truly a step back in time – with no time machine necessary! Our friends in the West Midlands, Black Country Living Museum, share our purpose that open air museums are for everyone, which is why we’re teaming up!

If you have a valid UnChained Annual Pass from Black Country Living Museum or a Beamish Unlimited Pass, then you’ll be able to visit the other museum between 2 February and 30 June 2024 and receive 25% off entry!

Both Beamish and Black Country Living Museum were featured by The Guardian in their article, ‘2024 travel planner: 12 of the best things to do and see in the UK this year’.


Offer valid between 2 February – 30 June 2024 only. A valid Unlimited Pass or Friends of Beamish membership (from Beamish) or UnChained Annual Pass (from Black Country Living Museum) must be shown to gain discounted admission. At Beamish, the discount applies to the purchase of a Beamish Unlimited Pass only (it does not apply to other ticket types).

Discounted tickets for Beamish cannot be booked online and are only available to purchase at the museum Entrance, when a valid UnChained Annual Pass is shown.

Discounted tickets for Black Country Living Museum can be booked online by selecting ‘Other ticket types’ with payment taken on arrival, when a valid Unlimited Pass is shown.

Full terms and conditions below.


Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s. Visitors to the museum meet costumed folk and discover fascinating stories of everyday life in the region through time.
Address: Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG



At Black Country Living Museum, yow will experience sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the Black Country as yow explore shops, houses and industrial workshops. With plenty to see and do, yow are in for a bostin’ day!
Address: Dudley, DY1 4AL



Full terms and conditions

  • A valid and in date Unlimited Pass (from Beamish) or UnChained Annual Pass (from Black Country Living Museum) must be shown to gain discounted admission.
  • Tickets to visit the other museum must be purchased between 2 February 2024 and 30 June 2024.
  • This promotional offer (25% off entry) will no longer be valid at either museum from 1 July 2024.
  • The lead name on the qualifying Unlimited Pass or UnChained Annual Pass must match that of the lead booker. Bookers may be asked to provide further ID to validate the promotion and lead name.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Photocopies will not be accepted
  • Both Beamish and Black Country Living Museum reserve the right to refuse entry and to remove this promotional offer at any time. Refusal of this offer by either museum does not warrant any refund at any point from the other.
  • At Beamish, the discount is available on Unlimited Passes, not on other ticket types, for example Friends of Beamish memberships, day tickets or evening tickets. Beamish Unlimited Passes are valid for a year from date of purchase.
  • Discounted passes for Beamish can only be purchased in person and are not available to purchase online.
  • Full Beamish terms and conditions.
  • Full Black Country Living Museum terms and conditions.