25% off by bus

How to get toBeamish, the Living Museum of the Northcar-free

Visit Beamish, the Living Museum of the North car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to visit the Beamish museum car-free.

Bus 29 runs from Gateshead (40 minutes) and Chester-le-Street (15 minutes). Visit Go North East for full details.

From further afield, take the train to Chester-le-Street and then the bus to Beamish. There are direct trains to Chester-le-Street from: Durham (about 5 mins), Newcastle (5-10 mins), York (55 mins), Leeds (85 mins), Huddersfield (110 mins), Manchester (2 hrs 25 mins).

Use the journey planner above to find train and bus times and walking routes.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Enjoy 25% off entry when you show a valid Go North East bus ticket – check Beamish website for booking details.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Beamish, the Living Museum of the North

Step into a fascinating open air living history museum - to experience the sights, sounds, smells and taste of life in the North East over the past 200 years. Take a tram ride into the past and visit recreations of a 1900s town, colliery and pit village. Meet the Land Girls and the Home Guard on the 1940s farm and ride on the steam train at 1820s Pockerley Waggonway.

For any queries about visiting contact Beamish, the Living Museum of the North on 0191 370 4000 or museum@beamish.org.uk

Address: Beamish Museum, Beamish, County Durham DH9 0RG. Visit Website