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Beamish Museum

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great day out

I have been wanting to visit here for ages and my partner chose today to take me as a surprise... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sue N
Preston, United Kingdom
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love the place lots to door and see and learn about the pass and see how they live and what the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“fish and chips”(578 reviews)
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Experience amazing sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes as the past comes to life. Beamish is unique - our objects aren't locked away in glass cases, this is hands-on history! Step into the past and explore our 350 acre site, as Beamish tells...more
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| Regional Resource Centre, Beamish DH9 0RG, England
+44 191 370 4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been wanting to visit here for ages and my partner chose today to take me as a surprise. What an amazing place plenty to see, I loved going in the houses and seeing the old furniture etc brought back so many memories of...More

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Reviewed yesterday

love the place lots to door and see and learn about the pass and see how they live and what the shop were like and they got new fish and chip shop they got old buses and cars ,motor bikes .people walk round in old...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first time at Beamish and we didn’t realise the size of the place. There is so much to see. It’s spread out over a large area and the walk around is lovely. We also used the bus and tram just for the...More

Thank MumtoM
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I first visited the Beamish Museum whilst we lived in the North East in 1970 so we decided to pay a return visit 48 years later and boy are we pleased we did, so much more to see and experience of days...More

1  Thank cambo2910
Reviewed yesterday

Visited here whilst on a trip to Durham. Great day. Well laid out in different zones. Transportation available from one area to another either on vintage buses or trams. Long queques for trams as only a limited number running. Easy to walk from one area...More

1  Thank tripsrme
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here during our weeks holiday on the east coast. Lots to see and do. Very interesting place. Great trams to ride on, even had a ride on the train! Definately need a full day to see everything so make sure you get there when...More

1  Thank S D
Reviewed 2 days ago

A good half day spent here. Plenty to see and do. There is ongoing building work to make the site even more enjoyable. A 50's village I understand. We visited mid-week which was reflected in the limited number of visitors which was a bonus for...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 2 days ago

A great day out for all ages. A range of places to see, the farm, the pit head and drift mine trip, the village, a tram and old bus ride. The town with shops and buildings brought brick by brick from the local area and...More

1  Thank Philip W
Reviewed 3 days ago

what a great day we had it was rearly interesting place to see i will return , the staff was very good, well done

Thank fishwachers
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visit whilst on a short break in the Durham area. Well worth the trip with lots to see and do. Seldom do you find an attraction that's of interest to all ages.Will certainly return when we are next in the area. The staff are all...More

Thank Alan F
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10 October 2018|
Response from andy-mary | Reviewed this property |
I would say no as it did say no overnight parking.
Karen F
2 September 2018|
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Response from georgiegirl1_11 | Reviewed this property |
As another person said there is a bus that takes wheel chairs, but I'm not sure if staff could help. There are a lot of cobbles, and hills. Best to ask Beamish themselves
Carlton B
27 August 2018|
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Response from vicago | Reviewed this property |
Between £22 to £19 per adult. OAPs get a concession; and Carers get in free. Idea for carers who need to take disabled person out.