Beamish Open Air Museum near Gateshead
  • Beamish Open Air Museum

    Co Durham
    DH9 0RG
Beamish Open Air Museum near Gateshead for a full, fun packed, family day out

Beamish Open Air Museum near Gateshead

 where the past comes to life


Beamish Museum is unique and just a stones throw away from Gateshead


We're no ordinary museum. We give a living, working experience of life as it was in the Great North - historic and educational


Beamish is Britain's favourite open air museum. The museum is set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside and vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and 1900s


Beamish Open Air Museum is only a few miles from Gateshead and winner of both the British Museum of the Year and European Museum of the Year Awards


At the museum, we demonstrate the recent history of the region in a "living" way and provide entertainment and education for visitors of all ages and interests


A fantastic living museum and right on your Gateshead doorstep


You will find people from the past to welcome visitors and interpret how the people of the North of England lived and worked


Step on board our trams and we'll transport you back in time


Beamish Museum can be easily reached by following the A1 south from Gateshead. Take the Chester-le-Street turn off and follow the brown tourist signs along the A693


Please mention The Best Of Gateshead when visiting Beamish Museum

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