There are a number of reasons to visit Beamish Museum, whether it's a short trip on the train or a visit to the traditional sweet shop, there's a great deal to see and do. And don't forget to visit the Northern General Transport bus depot that keeps our history alive.

Please note that our 25% discount isn't valid at the moment whilst advanced booking is required in order to aid social distancing.

NEW Beamish Museum Express B1 service

We've launched a new B1 service to Beamish Museum from Newcastle, Gateshead and Chester-le-Street.

The service will run on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays only from 17 April until 23 July, daily from 24 July until 5 September, then weekends and school holidays only from 6 September until 31 October.

No advanced booking is required to use the bus, but if you want to attend the museum you will need to book a slot on Beamish Museum’s website.

Getting there from Durham

Travelling from Durham is easy. Simply catch Angel 21, X-lines X21 or service 50 to Chester-le-Street and connect with Coast & Country 8 or 78A, or services 28 and 28A.

Getting there from Newcastle and Gateshead

Services 28 and 28A run up to every 30 minutes from Newcastle City Centre and Gateshead throughout the week, serving Saltwell Road (28A), Kibblesworth (28A), Old Durham Road (28) Wrekenton (28), Birtley, Ouston and Pelton, as well as running from Chester-le-Street and Pelton Fell in the opposite direction.

Getting there from Sunderland

Coast & Country 8 buses run up to every 30 minutes Monday-Saturday from Sunderland City Centre, serving Washington, Chester-le-Street and Pelton, as well as running from Stanley in the opposite direction. Coast & Country 78A buses run throughout the day on a Sunday from Sunderland City Centre.

Getting there from Chester-le-Street

Coast & Country 8 & 78A and services 28 & 28A buses run up to every 30 minutes.

Family Day Ticket

Save money with the £12 Family Day Ticket! Covers up to two adults and three children under 16. A minimum of one adult and one child at any time.

 

Please note that our 25% discount isn't valid at the moment whilst advanced booking is required in order to aid social distancing.

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