Beamish Museum

Go back in time at Beamish Museum, County Durham. Beamish Museum is located in County Durham, approx. 12 miles north of Durham City
 and approx. 8 miles south west of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
If you are travelling from the north or the south, Beamish is best accessed on the A693
 from junction 63 on the A1M

                               Fall in!                             Aim…Fire!
                        One man down!                               Charge!

During the Summer months (school holidays) mock battles are staged twice a day near
Pockerley Manor

                   On the Pockerley Manor waggonway you can have a ride in the old
                                       carriages pulled by a replica of Locomotion 1

 

Trams are provided for getting around the museum site. Running every 15 min
they are free to jump on & off anywhere They are fun to ride on!

 

The main street of the town The town sweet shop
The motor shop for oils & spark plugs The Co-op. What’s your divi number?

 

Just two of many carriages In the carriage workshop
The pit head, mine and Pockerley Manor were here prior to the museum being started. The pit head gear still works and is explained by an experienced pithead gear operator. The mine can be entered at ground level and there are guided tours several times a day.

There is a link to the official Beamish Museum website on the “links” page of this website 

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