Beamish, Britain's favourite open air museum, set in over 300 acres of beautiful countryside, vividly recreates life in the North of England in the early 1800s and 1900s. Winner of both the British Museum of the Year and European Museum of the Year Awards, it demonstrates the recent history of the region in a "living" way and provides entertainment and education for visitors of all ages and interests.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. See Educational Services & Special Activities Sessions.