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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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Nostalgia At Its Best

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
elaine r
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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 

Thank elaine r
Burntwood, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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.

Thank June N
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this was our third visit to Beamish. it was a cold but bright day and not too busy which was nice. we spent approximately 4 hours there . the people are so friendly and knowledgeable about the place. we had fish and chips from the chip shop, which was a bit pricey but very nice. all the cottages had roaring... More 

Thank Glenis L
Hertford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travel back in time in an open air museum. Hear the stories from the people who live in the mining village and shop in the olde worlde sweet shop. Travel on the trams or steam train. A great day out.

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

Don't , whatever you do , think that you'll see all of this and its contents in one day , unless you're road runner . Take your time , wallow , enquire , feel , taste ( especially the fish and chips ) . The staff are as helpful as possible given that they are on the run and everything... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is fantastic we stayed over night as the village is huge you need two days to get around and take it all in, as the tickets last for 12 months this is a brilliant way to spend your weekend. If you have Children they will love it along with grandparents. The staff are brilliant and stay in character... More 

Thank Sharon E
Stafford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Beamish museum to join in with Christmas celebrations having enjoyed a trip there earlier in the year. What a let down. The only decorations were a bit of holly tied with a red ribbon around the lampposts, some fake snow near Santas grotty grotto and 5 stalls selling very little in the bazaar. It took 20 minutes... More 

Thank JUNE G
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely wonderful place. Lovely little gem of a place with loads going on for families. The toilet facilities are great and loads of them around. The disabled facilities are great also. The Old fashioned busses and trams to ferry people around to different destinations are brilliant. The Confection shop and bakery are a must visit, located in the old town.... More 

Thank plasticpaddy1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Today, I visited Beamish with family. We had a lovely day - all staff encountered were courteous and friendly. However, I unfortunately had a very nasty fall on the ice rink - hurting myself considerably. The staff could not have done more for me - they acted quickly and ensured my safety. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Thank... More 

Thank 336Grandma
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow wow wow it's been on my to do list for years and I wasn't disappointed. I loved the programme how we used to live as a child and it reminded me of that. It is a great day out for all ages and abilities. If you can't walk far there are trams and buses if you want to stretch... More 

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