Summer of Family Fun at Beamish Museum

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Get Ready for a Summer of Family Fun at Beamish Museum!

Discover an unforgettable summer at Beamish Museum's Summer of Fun event, running from 22 July to 30 August! This family-friendly extravaganza offers hands-on activities and entertainment galore that will delight visitors of all ages.

Step Back in Time
Explore the charming 1900s Pit Village and unleash your creativity with proggy mat making, bread baking, and pan polishing on different days of the week. Plus, don't miss the adorable teddy bears' picnics on Tuesdays and Thursdays - they're paw-fectly delightful! On weekends, let the skipping and quoits games begin - it's time to have a blast!

The Past Comes Alive
In the 1900s Town, be part of the thrilling Suffragette rallies, create incredible maps at the emigration office, and uncover fascinating stories about the countries people moved to in the early 1900s.

Thrills and Chills
Calling all thrill-seekers! Embrace the joy of the Edwardian Fairground (extra cost applies) and get ready to build sandcastles on Beamish Beach. The 1940s Farm awaits you with a glimpse of life during World War II and exciting code-cracking activities on weekends.

Time Travelers' Delight
Hop on over to the 1950s welfare hall for out-of-this-world UFO club meetings every Monday, rock those brain cells with 1950s-style quizzes on Tuesdays and Fridays, and dive into the rich history of the NHS every Wednesday. And there's a special treat for your cuddly companions – bring your teddy bears to the baby clinic for a check-up! Weekends are jam-packed with fun, from live bands and choirs to vibrant youth clubs!

New Exhibits to Explore
Don't miss the museum's fantastic new 1950s exhibits - replicas of cozy council houses, police residences, and even a bowling green and pavilion. Perfect for time-traveling adventures and making new memories!

More Delights to Discover
Apart from the Summer of Fun event, catch other attractions like the Beamish Tractor Show and the Allotment, Garden & Craft Show, showcasing homegrown wonders and fabulous floral arrangements.

The Best Part
Daytime events are included in museum admission and absolutely free for Beamish Unlimited Pass holders and Friends of Beamish members. So, come along with your loved ones and let Beamish Museum sprinkle some magic into your summer!

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