Essential information

Plan your visit to the Horse Racing Museum. Visits can take from 3 hours to a full day, and sometimes even more...


The National Horse Racing Museum is an accessible site with step-free access to all areas


Trainer's House - The Trainer's House has lifts up to the first-floor galleries and down to the lower ground floor near reception. A second lift at the back of the building takes you down to the ground floor galleries.

King's Yard Galleries - all areas are on ground floor level.

Palace House – There is a lift that gives access to all floors.

Rothschild Yard and Galleries – all areas are on ground floor level.


Toilets, baby-changing facilities and wheelchair-accessible toilets are available on the Lower Ground Floor in the Trainer's House. They are accessed by lift or stairs from the main Reception and clearly marked.

In Palace House, a wheelchair-accessible toilet is available on the ground floor behind Reception. Additional toilets are available on the second floor.


There are 2 parking spaces for Blue Badge holders at the rear of the site accessed from Vicarage Road and 10 dedicated Blue Badge holder spaces in the Rous Road car park behind TK Maxx (CB8 8LX), there is direct access to the National Horse Racing Museum from this car park.

For people with hearing impairment

All audio-visual exhibits have subtitles.

Guide dogs

We welcome guide and assistance dogs at the National Horse Racing Museum


Seating is available in many of the galleries however there is limited seating in the outdoor areas in the arena and Rothschild Yard.

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Car Parking

For people travelling by car there are a number of car parks in Newmarket as shown on the maps below. The two closest to the Palace House are Rous Road, CB8 8LX(short stay) and All Saints CB8 8ET (long stay) car parks.

Rous Road, CB8 8LX - Short Stay

All Saints CB8 8ET - Long Stay

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Getting in touch

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Palace House, Palace Street,Newmarket, SuffolkCB8 8EP

01638 667314

Tuesday - Sunday 10am-5pm

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