The National Motor Museum


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Beaulieu
Brockenhurst
Hampshire
SO42 7ZN
England

  • Phone: 01590 614650

The world renowned National Motor Museum at Beaulieu has over 250 vehicles from every motoring era. Exhibits include some of the earliest examples of motoring to legendary World Record Breakers like Bluebird, ‘TV Star’ cars like Del Boy’s Reliant Regal and rare oddities like the giant orange on wheels. The National Motor Museum Trust collects, preserves and presents vehicles and other items related to the history of motoring in Great Britain from 1895 to the present day. The Reference Library provides a full research and information service. The entire collection of this museum is a Designated Collection of national importance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Winter Daily 1000-1700 Easter-September 1000-1800 Closed: Christmas Day

Charges:

Adult £21.00 Senior £19.50 Youth £12.50 Child £10.50 Family £55.00

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

The reading room is open to both professional and amateur researcher by appointment at the following times: Tuesday – Friday, 10.00 – 13.00 & 14.00 – 17.00. Closed between Christmas and New Year.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Information point provided
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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