BEAMISH, The North of England Open Air Museum
Beamish, County Durham, DH9 0RG
Visitor Enquiries and Main Switchboard
Tel. 0191 370 4000 Fax. 0191 370 4001
Beamish, Britain's favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and 1900s. Winner of both the British Museum of the Year and European Museum of the Year Awards, it demonstrates the recent history of the region in a "living" way and provides entertainment and education for visitors of all ages and interests.
People from the past welcome visitors and interpret how the people of the North of England lived and worked.
Step on board our trams and we'll transport you into the past. Click on the links to the left to visit the different parts of the site.