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Beamish Museum, the multi award winning Living Museum of the North tells the story of the people of North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times. The open air museum offers something for all the family. Set on a 350 acre estate near the town of Stanley, County Durham, England. The museum’s guiding principle is to preserve an example of everyday life in urban and rural North East England at the climax of industrialisation in the early 20th century.
Utilising a mixture of trans located, original and replica buildings. The museum also displays a huge collection of artefacts, working vehicles and equipment as well as livestock. The experience is brought to life by costumed interpreters.