So much more than a museum

The National Horseracing Museum offers a beautiful and unique venue for weddings, receptions, celebrations and private parties, tailor-made to your needs.

Whether you’re looking for an intimate space for a wedding or civil ceremony, outside space for a marquee, or to rent the entire 5-acre site, we will work with you to make your big day run smoothly.

Take a look at the John Lambton Rooms below, along with our impressive and picturesque outside spaces.

John Lambton Rooms

A beautiful space for weddings and celebrations

Originally built to stable horses belonging to the owners of Palace House, the John Lambton Rooms – formerly known as ‘The Mews’ – offer an attractive space for weddings, celebrations and private dining.

We will work with you to accommodate your guests throughout the day and ensure your day runs smoothly.

Facilities include a private kitchen and state-of-the-art AV system, plus self-contained cloakroom facilities. Tables and seating can be configured to your requirements.

Download our brochure here to find out more. To get in touch, use the enquiry button below and tell us as much information as possible on the form.

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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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In the heart of Newmarket

Get here with ease

Situated in a former royal palace and stables, NHRM offers an impressive space for your wedding or civil ceremony. Based in the centre of Newmarket, there are lots of nearby hotels for travelling guests, and we are very close 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 big day. With locally sourced food, a full team of waiting staff and chefs, you won’t need to worry about a thing. We will work with you to ensure your special day is memorable in every aspect.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 your preferred date(s), number of guests, type of celebration and any other information, such as evening entertainment ideas or outside space requirements.Our outside spaces for hire at the National Horseracing Museum, Newmarket, Suffolk

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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