Bus it to Beamish and save!

Travel by bus and get 25% off at Beamish Museum

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. Simply show your bus ticket or key smartcard at the Museum's admission desk to take advantage of this great discount*.

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Getting there from Durham

Travelling from Durham is easy. Simply catch Angel 21, Castles Express X21 or Whey Aye Five-O to Chester-le-Street and connect with Waggonway 28/28A.

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Getting there from Newcastle and Gateshead

Waggonway 28/28A buses 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.

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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.

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Getting there from Chester-le-Street

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

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Family Day Ticket

Save money with the Family Day Ticket. Only £10 when bought on our app, or £13 on the bus. Covers up to two adults and three children under 16.

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*Discount applies to all individual tickets, including the Beamish Unlimited Pass. Not available on Beamish family tickets. Valid bus ticket/key card for each passenger must be shown at admission desk. The Museum reserves the right to refuse admission.