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Beamish Open Air Museum

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Address: Beamish DH9 0RG, England
Phone Number: +44 191 370 4000
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Just had. Brilliant weekend getaway to beamish museum,and loved every minute of it, the staff really get into the heart of their roles and you feel as though you are talking to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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Dudley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Just had. Brilliant weekend getaway to beamish museum,and loved every minute of it, the staff really get into the heart of their roles and you feel as though you are talking to someone from the past,

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

spent the day here,a fantastic step back in time, staff dressed in period costume, not cheap to buy food and drink so take your own first rate though, buy your ticket and it last 12months

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Hertfordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

You'll need at least a day here for this journey back into the past. Very well laid out. A 1940's farm; mining village; town centre with shops. Circular tram-way takes you from place to place; hop-on, hop-off. Your ticket entitles you to 12 months of visits. Well worth it.

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Sunderland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

So lucky to have Beamish on our doorstep..lots to see and explore..with free trams and buses as an added bonus! Took us 3/4 hrs to get round it all...staff very friendly (apart from one conductor rolling his eyes when hubby asked directions) fave part is always the town...interesting place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My friend and i took our families to Beamish for the whole day. We were able to take picnic's in and there were plenty of places to sit and eat. There are also new coffee stop places and a fish and chip shop, so plenty of places to choose from to eat and drink. The staff were very enthusiastic in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Traveled 3 hours and was worth the drive! Such a big museum and good value for money, ticket was £18.50 each for us as adults but we can return anytime for free for a year! Free parking was a bonus. Also all the train rides, tram rides and bus rides were included! Even a little bit of rain at the... More 

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Burntisland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Lots to see and do here. Very interesting day out and lots undercover if the weather isn't brilliant. Very large site but easy to see it all as there are trams and buses running all day between the different areas. Lots of green areas for picnics and room for children to play.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This was my third trip over the decades - and definately worth returning. The old favourites were still there - the mine, miners cottages, farm, trams, town with dentist, main store. But lots of new things too - bakery does lovely take away food. Great for children to learn about the past. Recommend a very full day (at least)

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Barnard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had a great day out at Beamish with family & friends going back in time it was fantastic to think of how our families before us had lived. Had great fish & chips cooked & served in the old fashioned way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went yesterday with 8 year old disabled child and 21month old. Good access bit bumpy on cobblestones. Only 1 accesdible bus, luckely they loaded wherlchairs first before anyone else allowed on bus. Did have some peopke queing complain to us why we pushing in. Need accessible tram. Could do with 2 accessible buses anf run more often. Had to wait... More 

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Additional Information about Beamish Open Air Museum

Address: Beamish DH9 0RG, England
Phone Number: +44 191 370 4000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  County Durham  >  Beamish
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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