National Motor Museum Beaulieu

Type:Museum - Motor

Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7ZN

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Vintage cars at National Motor Museum Beaulieu in the new forest

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Come to Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest and discover the many delights that one of the UK's leading Tourist Attractions has to offer. It's a guaranteed great family day out with many attractions to discover in acres of beautiful grounds.

The National Motor Museum has over 250 vehicles telling the story of motoring from World Land Speed Record Breakers to Formula 1 racers. Visit Jack Tucker's Garage, which recreates the sights, sounds and smells of a typical country garage from the 1930s. As well as this, take a ride around the attraction on the high-level Monorail or see the sights from the replica 1912 open-topped London Bus.

World of Top Gear; See iconic cars from the memorable TV challenges in the condition they were left in! With vehicles from every era of the Top Gear challenges, World of Top Gear is now bang up to date with a brand new studio in the Enormodrome and fresh, new exhibits from filming with Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid.

Included in your visit to Beaulieu is entry into Palace House, home of the Montagu family since 1538, and Beaulieu Abbey with its exhibition and film of monastic life. Visit the Secret Army Exhibition, telling the story of wartime Beaulieu and the training of secret agents.

Palace House, Beaulieu

Thomas Wriothesley, who later became the 1st Earl of Southampton, acquired the estate at the time of the Dissolution of the Monasteries when he was Lord Chancellor to Henry Vlll.

Brabazon Restaurant

A warm Spring welcome to the Brabazon Restaurant where Head Chef, Jane Bell, creates homemade food for you to enjoy from tasty soups and roasts to scrumptious cakes. Something for every taste

Beaulieu Gift Shops

Why not take a reminder of Beaulieu with you for all the family by visiting our gift shops.

Some sections of site cannot be accessed by wheelchair users, but photos & information on these areas is available

Guide Prices

Adult - £24.75
Child (5-16 years) - £12.50
Under 5's - Free
Senior (60+) - £23.75
Family (1A+4C or 2A+3C) - £64.00
Please visit or phone 01590 612345 for the latest prices.


Sunday, 7th June 2020 - Sunday, 7th June 2020

Simply Porsche
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Saturday, 20th June 2020 - Saturday, 20th June 2020

Simply VW
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Sunday, 21st June 2020 - Sunday, 21st June 2020

Hot Rod & Custom Drive-In Day
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Sunday, 28th June 2020 - Sunday, 28th June 2020

Simply Jaguar
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Sunday, 12th July 2020 - Sunday, 12th July 2020

Simply Land Rover
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Sunday, 26th July 2020 - Sunday, 26th July 2020

Simply Japanese
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Saturday, 8th August 2020 - Sunday, 9th August 2020

Beaulieu Supercar Weekend
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Friday, 14th August 2020 - Sunday, 16th August 2020

VW T Chill
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Sunday, 23rd August 2020 - Sunday, 23rd August 2020

Simply Mercedes
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Saturday, 5th September 2020 - Sunday, 6th September 2020

International Autojumble
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Saturday, 31st October 2020 - Saturday, 31st October 2020

Fireworks Spooktacular
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Sunday, 8th November 2020 - Sunday, 8th November 2020

Simply Smart
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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups


  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides
  • Italian signs/guides
  • Spanish signs/guides

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Postbox
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Telephone (public)

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted



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    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    M27 exit Junction 2. Follow brown tourist signs towards Beaulieu. Plenty of free parking.Accessible by Public Transport: Brockenhurst station is 7 miles away.


    • New Forest AwardsGreen Leaf Tourism Scheme Green Leaf Tourism Scheme 2016
    • Welcome to ExcellenceWelcome To Excellence Welcome To Excellence 2016
    • Visit EnglandVisitEngland Award For Excellence Gold VisitEngland Award For Excellence Gold 2016
    • New Forest AwardsNew Forest Marque New Forest Marque 2016
    • Other AwardsGo New Forest Card Go New Forest Card 2018
    • Other AwardsGo New Forest Member Go New Forest Member 2018

    Opening Times

    * The attraction is open every day of the year except Christmas Day. The last admission each day is 30 minutes prior to closing time.

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