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Timeless Toys: May Half Term at Beamish Museum

Step into the enchanting world of Timeless Toys at Beamish Museum! Discover the magic of play with nostalgic treasures and vintage marvels. Join us for a celebration of memories which the whole family can enjoy. Come and play!

Discover toys from the past as the museum prepares to open a 1950s toy shop later this year.

There’ll be Georgian games galore to try at Pockerley Old Hall, including knurr and spell, stack dominos and nine men’s morris.

Experience an Edwardian childhood and play with wooden toys such as the cup and ball and Jacob’s ladder in The 1900s Pit Village school, don’t forget to head out into the school playground – can you master the booler?

Learn circus skills in the park in The 1900s Town and head to the Masonic Hall to play board games from the 1900s and put your creative skills to the test as you create your very own board game.

Play continues at The 1940s Farm with a selection of traditional toys.

Head to The 1950s Town to play with skipping ropes and hula hoops. Enjoy playing in Coronation Park which includes a sandpit and 1950s-style playground. Plus, play a game of miniature golf (small charge applies).

In the welfare hall, a fantastic display of toys through time is sure to bring back memories for visitors of all ages. From domestic toys of the 1900s and blow football to ET and Astro Invader, will you spot your favourite childhood toy?

Try on 1950s costume at Spain’s Field Farm and enjoy farm-related fun including hobby horses and traditional toys. The farm is currently open weekends and Bank Holidays only to allow for the continuing construction work on The 1950s Town.
See www.beamish.org.uk
Beamish Museum County Durham DH9 0RG
Sat 25 May to Sun 2 June
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