Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum


Experience amazing sights, sounds, smells and delicious tastes as the past comes to life at this amazing open air museum. Beamish is unique, objects aren't locked away in glass cases, this really is hands-on history. Step into the past and explore the 350 acre site, taste traditional food from a coal-fired range, hop on board a tram or steam train, play schoolyard games together and pop into the Co-op shops. Make your history at Beamish!

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  0191 370 4000
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Disabled access : Limited access for wheelchair users to some exhibits. A fully accessible, period-style bus runs around the museum throughout the day. Accessible toilets in most areas. Free admission for essential companion/carer.
Opening Times : Main season - April 6 - October 29, daily 10am-5pm. October 30 2017 - March 23 2018, daily 10am-4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Mondays & Friday from January 8 to February 9 inclusive.
Last Admission : Last admission always 3pm. Allow at least 4 hours for your visit.
Admission Prices : Adult £19.00, child £11.00, senior/student £14.00, family (2+2) £49.50, (2+1) £43.50,(1+2) £35.50. Tickets valid for one year with unlimited free daytime visits. Half price midweek winter day tickets available (Tues, Wed, Thurs.) Midweek winter discount (Tues, Wed, Thurs) - Adult �9.00, Senior/student �6.75, Child �5.

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