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The National Horse Racing Museum, Suffolk

Lingfield Park Racecourse

There have been horse racing stables in Newmarket since the reign of James I, and a racecourse since around 1671. The National Horse Racing Museum in Newmarket's High Street offers one of the world's best collections related to horse racing and horse racing history. The Gallery is staffed by retired jockeys and trainers who are always on hand to answer questions about the exhibits, and about horse racing. Daily mini bus tours are offered to working racing establishments in Newmarket. Tours leave the Museum at 9.20am on days when the Museum is open. There are also special tours, such as the All Day Racing Tour, and a tour to the National Stud. See the web site for details. There is a gift shop and cafe.






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Address: The National Horse Racing Museum, 99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8JH

Directions: The Museum is in the middle of Newmarket, Suffolk. There are four car parks nearby. Newmarket railway station is within easy walking distance. Click here for an interactive map centred on the National Horse Racing Museum.

Access: Wheelchair access for the Museum is good.


telephone: 01638 667333







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