Welcome to The National Horse Racing Museum

We are closed from 5th November

NHRM at The Palace House Estate is a stunning 5-acre living museum site, right in the very heart of Newmarket. We also have the fabulous Tack Room Restaurant, a working Forge, a Bakery and Gift Shop on-site and visits can take from 3 hours to a full day, and sometimes even more…!

NHRM tells the story of horseracing from its earliest origins to the global phenomenon it is today. The economic contribution of horseracing to the UK economy alone is estimated to be in the region of. £3.5 billion, with over 85,000 jobs supported by the industry.

This 350-year-old relationship is explored through stunning works of art, contemporary sculptures, breathtaking architecture, through to equine science, some of the world’s most famous racing trophies and unique bronzes and artefacts. Using the latest interactive and audiovisual displays, the museum also takes a different look at the sport, examining the physical attributes of the elite equine athlete and the importance of the thoroughbred pedigree. Your visit will not be complete without riding a winner on our famous Racehorse Simulator!

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Upcoming Exhibitions at NHRM

Palace House is made up of three charities: The National Horseracing Museum, The British Sporting Art Trust and Retraining of Racehorses who have all come together to create this fantastic living museum and world-class visitor attraction in Newmarket. The whole site of the Palace House Estate offers visitors a top attraction to visit in Suffolk, that literally has something for everyone

Museum Highlights

The Palace House Estate is a 5-acre site in the heart of Newmarket. It comprises three complementary attractions; National Horseracing Museum in the Trainer’s House and King’s Yard Galleries, Packard Galleries of British Sporting Art in Palace House, and a chance to meet former racehorses in the flagship home of Retraining of Racehorses.

We have a fabulous restaurant and gift shop onsite and visits can take from 3 hours to a full day, and sometimes even more…! However, don’t worry if you can’t fit it all in in one day – upgrade your ticket to an annual pass for FREE to return as many times as you like for 12 months after purchase.

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Palace House, Palace Street,Newmarket, SuffolkCB8 8EP

01638 667314


We are closed from 5th November and hope to re-open on 2nd December

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