Beamish Unlimited

All visitors will need to pre-book an entry timeslot online in advance of their visit. Please read our essential information before booking your visit

Our Tearooms opening hours will be delayed until 12pm today (Thurdsay, 2nd September 2021) to allow for essential maintenance, we apologise for any inconvenience caused. Catering can be found at our Fairground catering stall, Ice cream kiosk, Sun Inn pub, Sinkers Bait Cabin, Miner’s Institute and 1950s Welfare Hall.


Design a Sundae

The top three entries will be put to a public vote and the winning creation will be served in John’s Cafe when the exhibit opens in our 1950s Town next year!

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Unique Beamish souvenirs

From sweet shop treats and Museum Shop favourites to print shop creations and our award-winning chemist’s cold creams!

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Beamish Museum 1900s Town Street

Beamish is a world famous open air museum, telling the story of life in North East England during the 1820s, 1900s, 1940s and 1950s.

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Dig for Victory, a land girl leans on a garden gate at Beamish Museum

Learn about Lumberjills, Land Girls, make do and mend and ration cooking, as you discover life on the Home Front during the Second World War. Pre-booking essential.

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