National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art
The National Heritage Centre, opened in November 2016 offers a great day out for groups. The five acre site in the heart of Newmarket comprises a museum, art gallery, live horses, special exhibitions, restaurant and shop. The new heritage site has been redeveloped in the palace and stables originally built for Charles II, and in 2017 was nominated as an Art Fund Museum of the Year finalist.
To make the most out of your visit don’t miss:
• Daily demonstrations in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena – every day at 11am and 2.30pm there are
demonstrations from the former racehorses that highlight how they are retrained.
•Interactive multimedia and audio guide
•The Tack Room Restaurant and Bakery – our onsite restaurant serving delicious local home cooked food throughout the day. BOOK TO AVOID DISSAPOINTMENT.
•Temporary Exhibitions – make sure you check our website to see what exciting exhibition we have on for your visit!
•Our racehorse simulator in the King’s Yard Galleries – you can experience the thrill of riding a race and dress up as a jockey!
•Our touch screen interactives in the National Horseracing Museum – see how your skeleton compares to a horses and see if you can create a champion racehorse!
•Meet the racehorses in the Rothschild Yard – get up close to the heroes of the sport, they are very friendly and love a pat.
Information for Group Leaders
•Free admission for the group organiser
• A free preliminary visit for group organiser or coach operator/driver (for 1 person – single visit admission).
• A visitor information site map on arrival
•Free coach parking at the rear of the site via Vicarage Road
•Free lunch voucher for the coach driver
Suffolk Punch Trust
A Hoofin' Great Day Out There’s so much to do and see. Meet the horses, rare Suffolk breeds and enjoy a tractor-trailer ride around the farm. There’s a picnic and play area and our café serves lovely homemade treats and cream teas. Family tickets available. HERITAGE MUSEUM • PETS PADDOCK FARM RIDES • WORKING HORSE DISPLAYS HERITAGE GARDEN • CAFE .
Learn about how they’re protecting the future of this rare breed with a tailor-made guided tour Coach drivers made welcome with free hospitality.
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Tel: 01284 727470
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Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 1DP
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Suffolk NR32 1XG
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Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AP
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National Horseracing Museum & Tours
99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, C88 8JL
Tel: 01638 667333
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Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0XE
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Suffolk Tourism Partnership
Felaw Maltings, Ipswich IP2 8SJ
Tel: 01473 406711
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Woodbridge Walk, Hollesley, Suffolk,IP12 3JR
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