Beamish Museum Overview

Experience amazing smells, sounds, sights, and delicious tastes as history comes to life at Beamish Museum. In this unique museum, objects are not locked in a glass case; this is hands-on history!

Just step into history and explore a fantastic location of 350 acres as the museum tells the story of people from North East England in 1940, 1900, and 1820.

Beamish Museum is a working, living museum spread over 350 acres of stunning countryside. People dressed in historical costume brings 1820s Pockerley Old Hall and unique landscapes to life. 

Many volunteers contribute to represent the history of 1820, 1900, and 1950 as they get dressed in the old style and showcase the lifestyle of people living in this era. You can discover many fascinating stories of daily life in this open-air museum. 

The excellent and widely spread museum brings history to life. You can immerse yourself in this multi-award-winning museum as you enjoy freshly made and delicious bread in the Edwardian Bakery and board a tram. 

You can also get your hair done in the style of the 1950s and discover what life was like in that era and during the second world war. Admire unforgettable Georgian views and say hello to the ponies in the stables; you can even get your portrait taken in an Edwardian photographer’s studio.  

Location - Regional Resource Centre, Beamish DH9 0RG, United Kingdom

Timings – 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM

Entry Fees (if Applicable) – Adult £21.00, Seniors (60 years)/student £15.50, child (5-16 years) £12.00, Family (1 Adult + 2 children) £37.00, Family (1 Adult + 3 Children) £44.50, family (2 adults + 1 child) £46.00, Family (2 adults + 2 children) £54.00, family (2 adults + 3 children) £60.00

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• Enjoy all-day ongoing special events at Beamish Museum with your kids and family.
• Explore the history of people from North East England from late 1820, 1900, and 1940. 
• Satisfy your taste buds with old traditional food prepared on a coal fire.
• Many activities like riding on a steam train and schoolyard games can be enjoyed at Beamish Museum.
• Meet the people who are dressed in historical costumes; they will also walk you through the history of North East England. 
• Satiate your taste buds at the Jubilee sweet shop, which houses a treasure of sweets and confectionery. 

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Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Normal Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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