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Beamish Museum

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

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Great day out

Most enjoyable day. Started when we arrived went to pay our entrance and the lady who served us who's name was Janice was very welcoming and explained to us how it all worked... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Darren R
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Before I start I will make it clear that this review is regarding the Christmas Evening at Beamish and specifically our family visit to Santa's Grotto. We have had many enjoyable visits to the museum but not on this occasion. Do not pay a premium price to take young children for an evening visit to Santa Claus. We hold annual... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to Beamish Winter Wonderland because I had assumed they would do it as well as they do everything else. My pass had expired so I payed online to collect at the door. Waited 45minutes in a slow moving queue when we got there because there were only 2 tills to cope with the people who had done what... More 

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Thank JennyLS48
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Most enjoyable day. Started when we arrived went to pay our entrance and the lady who served us who's name was Janice was very welcoming and explained to us how it all worked. With accompanying my partner who had a wheelchair we caught the accessible bus into the town and the crew were ever so pleasant and smartly turned out,... More 

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Thank Darren R
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visit Beamish Museum regularly as we don't live too far away and we all enjoy it. This year we decided to try one of the Christmas evening events, stay nearby and return the following day so we could have a lovely festive weekend. We were all so disappointed with the evening event, it was nothing special at all. We... More 

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Thank Pauline1026
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beamish live museum is a fantastic experience there is so much to do and see I don't know where to start!!! In fact it would take so long o explain how good everything is I just suggest you go yourselves - enjoy

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Thank clairebear69990
North York Moors National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great museum to visit and this was our second time. However the customer service was awful. I fully appreciate that this a very busy time of year, but why not put on extra staff? We had an unlimited pass into the attraction, but had to queue for 50 minutes to get in as there was only one... More 

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Thank 06sarah69
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arrived, we queued. And that was the speedy entrance to get in with our passes. We immediately went to the fish and chip shop at 1145 (opens 1130) and we queued for about 1hr15 before being served. We went to the fun fayre and queued for tokens. Two people behind the counter but only one serving? We went to... More 

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Thank Dr_Waugh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best Santa we've met - he was great with the kids and had them absolutely mesmerised - a very rare occasion with out 4 grandchildren. Highly recommend a visit.

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Thank Jo-Anne T
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved everything about this place.. what an amazing day we had !!! There is something for everyone, The step back in time is great, the sweet shop takes you back to the excitement you felt deciding which quarter of sweets you were going to choose on pocket money day..The Co-Op and other shops bring back lovely memories of... More 

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Burntwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Returned to beamish once again had excellent sandwich in cafe and then explored the mine head. Plenty to see and do and good value for money if you go more than once. Will go again in spring to see what has been added.

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