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Beamish Open Air Museum

Address: Beamish DH9 0RG, England
Phone Number: +44 191 370 4000
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Beamish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Beamish was really, really, really good. We were lucky enough to visit at Christmas time, so witness the lovely sights and smells of their Christmas wonderland. We were uniformly delighted with their spectacular array of festival wildlife - Reindeer, pigs, horses, ponies and tiny children dressed as elves. We were continually engaged and fascinated by Beamish's historical recreation of Northumbria's... More

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Wallsend, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

A great place to revisit your childhood . Take the children and show them how you lived. A must for all the family

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Hull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Fascinating look back at some of our national history.Lots to see and do and very friendly informative staff on hand to inform and explain all about the exhibits on show.Plenty of hands-on activities for the young and not so young-think everyone had a go at writing with the quill pen and ink.Lovely setting and easy to walk from each area,although... More

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West Yorkshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I've just visited for the first time as I had been meaning to go for ages. I don't think I will go again now I have seen it. I live 2 hours away but even if I lived nearer I don't think I would go again to make use of the 12 month ticket. Also,there wasn't that much of a... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Although out of season still plenty to see and came across new things to see that we had missed before or new additions

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

visited Beamish on 31/10/14 having wanted to visit for sometime and we were definatly NOT disappointed. we arrived at 10.30 and after a short wait we made our way to the tram for a short ride to the town we went into the Dentist, the shops, the pub etc where we were treated to a step back in time all... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We went to beamish to see santa in his grotto. We took our daughters who are 9 and 6 and they loved it. What I love about beamish is theres always something going on. We pay £47 for a family ticket which lasts a year - good value for money. At Christmas time they have santas grotto, ice skating, christmas... More

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Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This visit was my third in probably 25 years, and it won't be my last even though I live 3,000 miles away. There is so much to see, and new buildings are added over the years, so there is always something new to see. It could be compared to a historical Disney World. I think my only complaint is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Took my elderly mother here for a treat! We had a fantastic trip down memory lane! Lots of benches for my mother to sit on and rest in between the attractions! Will be back!

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A friend of mine told me about this place and we booked a weekend here as we lived a few hours away. It was well worth the trip we were here from 10 when it opened till it closed at 4.. Though the price of £18 seemed steep it was worth it! You can have free entry for a year... More

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