Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.

What makes it special

  • Open air museum
  • Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian
  • World famous attraction

Every day - 10am - 4pm


From £14

Hostels nearby


Beamish, Durham, DH9 0RG

Map references

OS Grid Ref: NZ219540

Lat/Lng: 54.881032, -1.6588175

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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