Easter is almost here! We’ve got lots of fun activities planned for families and schools over the coming months – keep an eye on our website and social channels for all of the info.
Starting with every chocolate manufacturer’s favourite time of the year, join us during the Easter holidays for a fun and family-friendly Easter Egg Trail around the museum. This trail is included in the price of General Admission and there’s no need to book. If you would like to book General Admission tickets however, you can do so by clicking here or using the button on the right hand side.
We’re also hosting two free Creative Easter Workshops on Wednesday 5th and Friday 14th April, from 11am – 3pm. Free nutritious picnic lunches will be available from The Bakery through the Holiday Activity Fund Programme. To book your space or for more info about the workshops, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org. These sessions are suitable for all ages. Please note that children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the session.
Cost of entry to our Family-Friendly Easter Eggstravaganza:
The Easter Egg Trail is included within the cost of general admission. This gives you access to all areas including the National Horseracing Museum, Palace House and the Rothschild Yard, where you can meet retired racehorses!
To buy your ticket, click here and choose the date on which you’d like to attend. When you get here, upgrade to an Annual Pass for FREE. This gives you unlimited access for 12 months from the date of your first visit.
Already an existing Annual Pass holder? Head to the shop on arrival to scan your ticket and pick up a day badge.
The Creative Easter Workshops are also free but you need to book in advance using the email address above.
About the National Horseracing Museum:
The National Horseracing Museum is a 5-acre site in the heart of Newmarket – the long-established home of flat racing.
As an important part of the horseracing industry, we tell the story of horseracing from its earliest origins to the global phenomenon it is today. The museum contains stunning works of art, contemporary sculptures, science and breeding galleries, and some of the world’s most famous racing trophies, unique bronzes and artefacts.
Part of the museum is based in the former sporting palace of King Charles II, built over 350 years ago when the ‘Sport of Kings’ was in its infancy. Using the latest interactive and audio-visual displays, the museum takes a different look at the sport, examining the physical attributes of the elite equine athlete and the importance of the thoroughbred pedigree via our science gallery.
We also re-train retired racehorses in the Rothschild Yard, making NHRM one of the very few places in Newmarket where you can meet retired racehorses. There are daily tours too.
Whilst you’re here, why not make a day of it and book a table for lunch at The Tack Room restaurant, or order a picnic from The Bakery to enjoy in our beautiful grounds.
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