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Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

Situated in 300 acres of woodland and farmland, the Beamish Museum illustrates life in the north east of England in the early 1800s and 1900s, through living history exhibits. The Wesleyan Methodist chapel in the museum's Pit Village was brought from Beamish village to this early twentieth-century colliery village recreation.

Discounts for over 60s/Students and Children; Under 5s admitted free of charge. Group rates for pre-arranged parties of 15 or more. Summer family and winter weekday discounts available.
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Worship services
Occasional choir recitals and carols at Christmas and annual Harvest Festival and traditional Sunday School Anniversary celebrations – contact the museum for details.

County Durham DH9 0RG


Tel: 0191 370 4000
Fax: 0191 370 4001

Getting there [NZ219541]
Car: 12 miles/18km north of Durham and 8 miles/12km south-west of Newcastle-upon- Tyne. Signposted from A1(M) Junction 63.
Train: Nearest station Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Bus: Frequent service from Eldon Square bus station, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Cycle: National Cycle Network Route 7 (C2C) passes gates. Linked to Durham Station via Route 14.1.

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