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Beamish is a world-famous open air museum with its own passenger station dating from 1867 and a variety of period wagons.
Beamish, in County Durham, not far from Newcastle, is a world famous open air museum that tells the story of life in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.
The Beamish passenger station was first built in 1867 in Rowley, near Consett and re-opened at Beamish in 1976. A wrought-iron footbridge crosses the railway line and leads to the signal box, dating from 1896.
A variety of wagons can be seen in and around Beamish station, on a regularly changing pattern of display. The museum has a wide collection of vehicles with tram and steam locomotives including Puffing Billy, colliery machinery and locomotives and a wide collection of wagons, carts, bicycles, cars, buses and trams.
Tue: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Wed: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Thu: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sat: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sun: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tel: 0191 370 4000
Fax: 0191 370 4001
Website: Click here to Visit