Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum

This open air museum vividly recreates life in North East England in the early 1800s and early 1900s.

Step back

Step back in time and explore this 300 acre museum. Enjoy unlimited free rides on the restored trams and replica buses.

Colliery village

Visit exciting attractions including an authentic town street, colliery village, working farm, manor house and steam locomotives. There are shops and places to eat within the museum.

With so many things to see, Beamish is a wonderful day out for people of all ages.
There is car parking, disabled access, pushchair access and accessible toilets.

  • You’ll find Beamish just 12 miles east of Castleside.
  • Beamish Museum, Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG
  • 0191 370 4000

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