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Beamish Museum

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Address: Beamish, England
Phone Number:
+44 191 370 4000
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Today
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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Excellent value for money

Easy to find, well sign-posted. This is the third time we have renewed our annual pass. Very friendly staff, without exception. Always something new to see. Really well laid... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Easy to find, well sign-posted. This is the third time we have renewed our annual pass. Very friendly staff, without exception. Always something new to see. Really well laid out with regular, free, transport, in the form of trams, charabancs, etc. Great that you can buy things from the shops such as pies and bread from the bakers and beer... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a terrible place. It is essentially a ring road with 5 shops on it. The 'farm' had one bull and the pub had no beers on draught. We were done in under an hour and I really regret bringing my girlfriend on a spontaneous trip for her birthday. The staff were also very unhelpful.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots to see children love to travel on the old buses trains and trams. Adults can enjoy stepping back in time the old buildings are original and have been rebuilt into the streets of Beamish. The price is £16 adult £13 seniors and £10 for children but the ticket allows you to visit as many times as you want in... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We last went to this venue quite a few years ago, and it was delightful to see how much has been added. This is a historical treat for the whole family and even on a cold February day we stayed till it closed at 4. If you are visiting then check the website for ticket prices. You are allowed to... More 

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Thank Jacqueline L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Found the place to be quite dull and not very interactive I appreciate the history but it seemed a bit all over the place and confusing Not sure if we missed out certain areas of the attraction and I would have found it helpful if there was a reccomeneded route to take in order to see everything What I did... More 

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Thank shession777
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As a family we love history, especially my 10 year old daughter. This was our second visit, as a family, taking advantage of the 12 month ticket. We didn't see everything the first time round as said daughter needs to see and read everything! All the exhibits are perfect. Some of the houses look and even smell like my long... More 

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Thank Heather A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A truly amazing experience for all ages, this is the second time that I have visited and I enjoyed it even more. There are vintage trams and vehicles to ride, an old fashioned fairground with swingboats, an ice skating rink, etc unfortunately the helterskelter that was there wasn't there this time. There is the Home Farm complete with animals, a... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having visited this attraction in April 2016 we gained free entry this time. As this was February, some of the attraction were not open but many of the best ones were. The town, the transport, the Pit Village and school. It is a real step back in time and is really worth a visit. There were school groups visiting too... More 

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Thank Bob S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited for the Xmas festival and it was fabulous. Day trips are best as the mine and Village are a must see.

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Thank John K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day out. Kids (14 and 11) loved it. Excellent knowledge from the staff. Very friendly. The gentleman who was working in the pharmacy around lunchtime on 22.02.17 was brilliant . A real asset to Beamish . Only criticism would be not enough places to eat and drink and no play parks . A adventure playground and a couple of... More 

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