School Trips at Beamish

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Beamish is a world famous open air museum. We tell the story of life in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times. Beamish stands in 300 acres of beautiful County Durham countryside. Within our site you will find Pockerley Old Hall, The Town, Rowley Station, The Fairground, Home Farm and The Pit Village. With so many things to see, Beamish is a wonderful day out for people of all ages.

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Why is Beamish great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

Beamish is unique, a superb living, working experience of life in the Great North offering unrivalled learning opportunities for young people.

At Beamish pupils can study English, Mathematics, Science and the Environment, GNVQ Leisure and Tourism, Geography, Technology, Citizenship and, of course, History!

A visit can be further enhanced by using the services of the Beamish Education Department. Education staff can assist teachers in planning a visit and provide further information on the resources available for teachers and pupils using Beamish.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

Beamish provides excellent opportunities for pupils with physical and learning disabilities. Visits and activities will be arranged to meet the needs of all of your pupils and special concessions are available.

What are your opening hours?

The Museum is open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm April to October. And every day except Monday and Friday between November and March.

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School Trip Reviews for Beamish

RB47, Trinity Road School
"We took the whole year group for a day trip to Beamish this year. We could have done with a week, there was so much to see. One class took the Victorian lesson, complete with no nonsense teachers. The other class were introduced to life in a mining cottage. Beamish is a fantastic resource for school groups."

Beamish 9 out of 10 based on 1 ratings.


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