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Beamish Open Air Museum

Beamish DH9 0RG, England
+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 older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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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 NEW

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
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Although i've visited Beamish loads of times with the family there is always something differant going on to keep you entertained. Visited yesterday to watch the Xmas parade which was great and even included a Mrs Clause :-) !! Beamish is a proper 'hands on' open air living museum and the staff are dressed in the appropiate attire of the... More

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We have visited Beamish several times over the years.We have just been back beginning of November,as we had a yearly ticket which was about to expire.It was a sunday,the car park was already busy at 10-30,but we had no problem either in queues or getting on any trams.All the staff were fantastic-full of enthusiam and really helpful and informative.We went... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

We visited Beamish Museum on Halloween and it was brilliant, we went as a family, my little boy is five and I was a bit worried about whether he would be scared but he absolutely loved it. We are regular visitors to the museum and it was brilliant to see it all decorated. All of the staff looked amazing and... More

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Barrowford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Massive area - think the brochure said 350 acres! The ticket will give you admission for a year. There is loads to see and do and best of all you are supposed to touch/pick things up not like in most museums. There are plenty of places to eat, sit down and get a drink

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