The new 1950s Leasingthorne Colliery Welfare Hall and Community Centre at Beamish Museum

Look inside: Picture special as Beamish Museum reveals new 1950s exhibition

Beamish Museum has launched the first building in its much-anticipated 1950s Town project; a multi-million pound development to transform the museum.

We went along to take a look inside as the first building was revealed – flick through our pictures to see what you recognise from yesteryear. It’s time for a trip down memory lane.

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