National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art at Palace House Newmarket


Situated in the Royal setting of Charles II’s sporting palace and stables, this five acre venue in the heart of Newmarket is a great day out for any member of the family. Here you will discover a museum, art gallery, live horses, special exhibitions, a restaurant and shop all under the one roof!

National Horseracing Museum
Explore the latest audio visual and interactive technologies that chart the history of horseracing from its origins to the global industry it is today. From skeletons to the racehorse simulator there is something to entertain visitors of all ages.

Fred Packard Galleries
Discover the finest gallery of British Sporting Art from 17th century to the present day, with artwork to capture any art lover’s imagination.

Rothschild Yard
Meet racing’s equine heroes – they love a pat! For the first time former racehorses can be seen seven days a week with daily demonstrations in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena.

Opening Times
10:00 – 17:00 daily (Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day).

General Admission: £12.00, Children (5-16 years): £7.00, Family (2 adults and 4 children): £35.00, Special Exhibition admission: £8.00.

All Day Tickets can be upgraded to an Annual Pass on the day
of purchase by paying the difference.

Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 9RU (5 minute walk from Newmarket Train Station)


Tel: 01638 667314.

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