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Beamish Museum

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Address: Beamish, England
Phone Number:
+44 191 370 4000
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Good job when you pay your entrance you get all year round admittance as I didn't see nearly half. I only managed to see Plonkley Hall, the steam trains, the church, the animals... read more

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Rye, United Kingdom
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Rye, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good job when you pay your entrance you get all year round admittance as I didn't see nearly half. I only managed to see Plonkley Hall, the steam trains, the church, the animals and the Town so planning another visit pretty soon. It is AMAZING, the tram or trolley bus takes you between places and that is pretty good to... More 

Thank Tarry11
Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

once you visit your ticket is valid for 1 year so you can return as and when you like , i only live 5mile from the museum but we get a family ticket every year as there is always something different going on as well as the usual things to see. take a ride on a number of olden day... More 

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I am from this area but live in the US now. I have visited this place frequently from my children being babies and still go every chance I get. You can easily spend a day here. You can take food in and picnic or buy while you're there. So much to see and do, neither kids nor adults are ever... More 

Thank Dougtm1
Hayton, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my 15 year old son to Beamish today. He had been last year so his ticket was still valid and now mine is for a year. There was plenty to see and do, but there was still lots shut. Please Beamish take note that some schools have different term dates. It was a fantastic day out, the sun shone... More 

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Wadalba, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A full day, this museum is an interactive day the property is spread over acres with olden day trams and buses to move you around if you get tired of walking. There are facilities for eating or if you take a picnic there are also places for you to sit. The museum is an opportunity to see how people lived... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I just spent two days exploring Beamish Museum with my partner and we loved it. Despite very cold and wet weather we had a great time and it made us appreciate those coal and wood fires even more! The staff were brilliant, engaging in conversation with us and answering all our questions with enthusiasm. We loved visiting the Tea Rooms... More 

Thank starnett
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we come here 3 or 4 times a year with our grand children and never tire of the place. It is a superb venue and a day probably isnt long enough to see it all. would recommend

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our second visit to Beamish, another excellent day out. Very friendly staff and in particular very insightful interactions with the staff in relation to the historical areas. The 1940s farm and the Town were good visits - watching sweets being made was an exciting experience for all of us! Tram also good fun. The only downside was the restricted amount... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

on a cold day, with slight snow, and few visitors, every volunteer I encountered was cheerful and striving to help and inform. The colliery visit - mine and above-ground workings - were really brought to life by the guides, some of whom are ex-miners. Definitely due another visit

Thank ian c
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a place, really takes you back to how hard it must have been. Free tram rides, experience the lives of yesteryear.

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