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 outside space for entertaining, space for a marquee or to rent the entire 5-acre site, we will work with you to make your event run smoothly.

With the small intimate Palace House Garden setting, the King’s Yard which is home to our famous Frankel statue, or the Rothschild Yard, built in 1903, we have got a space to suit your event.

Read on to find out more about our outside spaces and how we can make your event, party or celebration go without a hitch!

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

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Rates are available upon request. Get in touch using the form below or email us with some initial details – such as event information and space requirements, your preferred dates, catering and refreshment information and estimated number of guests.Our outside spaces for hire at the National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket, Suffolk

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. Perfect for a garden party, celebration, corporate or private event.

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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 - Rothschild Yard

Horseracing Hall of Fame at NHRM

QIPCO Hall of Fame at the National Horseracing Museum

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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

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

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