So much more than a museum

The National Horseracing Museum is a beautiful and unique venue which can host a wide range of tailor-made events, suited to your needs. Whether you’re looking for an intimate boardroom setting, a spacious conference room, breakout rooms or to rent the entire 5-acre site, we will work with you to make your meetings run smoothly.

Once your meeting is complete, make the most of our stunning site with a walk around the museum and galleries or meet retired racehorses in the Rothschild Yard.

Download our Meeting Rooms brochure here or take a look below at the John Lambton Rooms, Palace House, Trainer’s House and our outside spaces in a bit more detail.

In the heart of Newmarket

Get here with ease

Situated in a former royal palace and stables, NHRM offers an impressive space for any meeting, conference or event and is geographically convenient, being based in the heart of Newmarket, Suffolk and with close links to the A11, A14, M11 and mainline train station.Map of the National Horseracing Museum

Locally-sourced food

Catered to your needs

The Tack Room, our on-site restaurant, is the perfect partner for your booking. With locally sourced food, a full team of waiting staff and chefs, you won’t need to worry about a thing. Light lunches options are available, along with refreshments throughout the day.Tack Room restaurant at the National Horseracing Museum

Room hire rates

Get in touch today

Rates are available upon request. Get in touch using the form below or email us with some initial details – such as your preferred rooms and dates, catering and refreshment requirements, estimated number of delegates and anything else we might need to know. Boardroom at the National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket, Suffolk - meeting rooms for hire

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The team at NHRM made our event a truly memorable evening, we could not be more delighted. From the marquee, to the delicious canapés – not a stone was left unturned.

QIPCO British Champions Series, July 2022

Horseracing Hall of Fame at NHRM

QIPCO Hall of Fame at the National Horseracing Museum

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At a glance

Find your meeting room

We’ve put together a handy comparison table to help when deciding which meeting rooms are right for you.

All meeting rooms for hire have step-free access and Wi-Fi, with varying levels of access to AV equipment, catering and refreshments and toilet facilities.

If you need any further information get in touch using the form at the bottom of the page.

John Lambton Rooms

A striking space for meetings, conferences and seminars

Originally built to stable the horses belonging to the owners of Palace House, the John Lambton Rooms offer an attractive space ideal for meetings and conferences, as well as lectures, private dining and pop-up shops, plus weddings, celebrations and community events.

Facilities include a private kitchen and state-of-the-art AV system.

Square or circular tables can be configured to suit your room requirements, whether you need theatre style, seminar style, workshop or boardroom style layouts. We will work with you to make our spaces the perfect spaces for your meetings or corporate event.

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Meeting rooms for hire at the National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket, Suffolk

Palace House

Mellon & Forbes Rooms

Mellon Room

Perfect for small meetings of up to 6 people. Can be used as a breakout room for conferences in the John Lambton Rooms.

Forbes Room

Overlooks the beautiful Palace House Garden and accommodates up to 8 people. Can also be used as an additional breakout room.

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Trainer's House


Situated in Trainer’s House, the Boardroom is specifically designed to host meetings for up to 15 people. It is equipped with Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.

A projector is available upon request.

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Trainer's House

Alborada Training Suite

Originally built to provide extensive educational and adult learning resources for all ages and levels, the Alborada Training Suite in Trainer’s House also offers superb meeting room facilities, with step-free access, self-contained toilets and tea and coffee making facilities within the room.

Seats 12 people comfortably and is neatly located away from the main museum.

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Our Outside Spaces

Palace House Garden

Steeped in history, Palace House occupies the last remaining part of King Charles II’s sporting palace and stables. Located opposite the John Lambton Rooms, Palace House Garden provides a stunning yet discreet location for outdoor celebrations or drinks receptions.

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Our Outside Spaces

The Rothschild Yard

A unique setting for outdoor private parties. The Rothschild Yard was built in 1903 and has stabled a number of classic-winning racehorses. Now home to the flagship yard of the Retraining of Racehorses charity with up to 6 racehorses here at any one time, this historic horseracing courtyard provides a beautiful space, sure to wow your guests.

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Our Outside Spaces

The King's Yard

Located just off Palace Street, the King’s Yard is an impressive space which houses our famous Frankel bronze. Flanked by galleries that take you behind the scenes of the horseracing world, and with direct access to the Tack Room and Bakery, this space is perfect for smaller gatherings.

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The National Horseracing Museum

About Us

We are run as a charitable trust and proudly celebrate Newmarket’s status as the historic home of horseracing.

The National Horseracing Museum is supported by Arts Council England, the National Lottery Heritage Fund, West Suffolk Council, Suffolk County Council, and the racing industry (including Arena Racing Company, the Jockey Club, the Racing Foundation, Tattersalls and Weatherbys), as well as many private trusts, foundations and individuals from the racing world and beyond.

Registered Charity No: 283656

National Horseracing Museum, located in Newmarket, Suffolk

Curator Led Tour at Palace House, part of the National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket, Suffolk

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