Beamish Open Air Museum

Stanley, Durham

Experience a real sense of the past at Beamish. Discover what life was like in North East England in the 1820’s,1910’s and 1940’s. 

 Beamish is a living, working museum, set in 300 acres of beautiful Durham countryside. Costumed folk bring the town to life, Pit Village, Home Farm and Pockerley Old Hall. 

 Experience firsth and how the Industrial Revolution transformed agricultural life in the region. The buildings you see at Beamish are not replicas, but have been brought, brick by brick, from around the region and rebuilt to give visitors a real sense of history. 

 Throughout the year Beamish hosts an exciting programme of events, The Great North Festival of Transport, a Georgian Fair, The Great North Festival of Agriculture and much more besides. 

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