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Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum

Beaulieu, Home of the National Motor Museum

SO42 7ZN

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Open (28 May 2017 - 24 Sept 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Open (25 Sept 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Open (1 Jan 2018 - 27 May 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* The attraction is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

Beaulieu's postcode for satnav is SO42 7ZN or take Junction 2 of the M27 and follow the brown and white tourist signs to Beaulieu.

You can park your car for free in Beaulieu's designated car parks which can hold up to 1,000 cars. Overflow car parks are available for busy event days. There is a separate car park for disabled visitors, near to Visitor Reception.

Public Transport Directions

Travel to Beaulieu by public transport and you will receive 20% discount off your standard admission.

Public transport to Beaulieu varies seasonally, please check Beaulieu's travel page for the latest information.



Saturday, 27th May 2017 - Sunday, 4th June 2017

Time Travellers! Half Term ActivitiesBecome a Beaulieu time-traveller this May Half-Term with themed activities all week for the whole family from a real ancient abbey to futuristic cars…
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Monday, 29th May 2017 - Monday, 29th May 2017

The Beaulieu 999 ShowJoin Beaulieu this May bank holiday to celebrate Mary Montagu-Scott's appointment as the 'High Sherriff of Hampshire'.
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Sunday, 4th June 2017 - Sunday, 4th June 2017

Simply PorscheCome to Beaulieu in your Porsche on Sunday 5 June and become part of the fifth 'Simply Porsche' – a gathering of Porsche cars of all shapes and sizes.
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Saturday, 17th June 2017 - Saturday, 17th June 2017

Simply VWCome to Beaulieu in your VW and become part of the third ‘Simply VW' rally. All models are welcome and visitors will have the choice to vote for their favourite in the People’s Choice Award – the winner will receive a Beaulieu trophy!
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Sunday, 18th June 2017 - Sunday, 18th June 2017

Hot Rod & Custom Drive-In DayBring the family down to Beaulieu for Father's Day to enjoy a colourful display of hundreds of custom cars and motorcycles.
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Sunday, 25th June 2017 - Sunday, 25th June 2017

Simply Land RoverCome to Beaulieu in your Land Rover on Sunday 25th June and become part of 'Simply Land Rover' – a gathering of Land Rovers of all shapes and sizes.
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Sunday, 2nd July 2017 - Sunday, 2nd July 2017

Austin 7 Rally - 750 Motor ClubAustin Seven Rally at BeaulieuThe 750 Motor Club’s annual National Austin Seven Rally returns for its 54th gathering at Beaulieu.
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Sunday, 9th July 2017 - Sunday, 9th July 2017

Simply JaguarAll Jaguar owners are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb day out for both Jaguar owners and enthusiasts.
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Sunday, 16th July 2017 - Sunday, 16th July 2017

VanityBMW at BeaulieuVanityBMW in association with Partridge BMW and Slim's Detailing will be holding their annual event here at Beaulieu.
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Saturday, 28th October 2017 - Saturday, 28th October 2017

Fireworks Spectacular at BeaulieuOne of the largest firework displays in the south, choreographed to music with a range of entertainment for the whole family.
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Sunday, 12th November 2017 - Sunday, 12th November 2017

Simply Smart at BeaulieuAll owners of Smart cars are invited to drive into Beaulieu and park up within the museum complex for what promises to be a superb day out for both Smart car owners and enthusiasts.
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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£24.75 per ticket
Child (5-17)£12.50 per ticket
Family£64.00 per ticket
Senior (60+) / Student£23.75 per ticket

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Children under 5 go free. Concessions tickets also available

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  • Accessible Lift
  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled persons toilet
  • Wheelchair user accessible - Free use of mobility scooters / wheelchairs – booking advisable Some of the garden and riverside paths are constructed of hoggin and/or gravel.

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Baby changing
  • Children’s packs
  • Children's Meals
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Outdoor children’s play area

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • On Site Car Parking


  • Cafe
  • Catering for groups
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available
  • Undercover picnic area
  • Vegetarians catered for

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Establishment Features

  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours - once daily in the Motor Museum
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Open all year round
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups

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Recent Reviews:

  • monkey7266
    Reading, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Fabulous experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 27th May 2017
    This motor museum is fantastic. We have never seen so many vintage cars all in one place before! Wonderful place for families to visit especially young children. My husband and I took a ride on the... Read full review
  • Francis E
    Trip Type:
    Did not visit
    1 of 5 stars
    Friday, 26th May 2017
    Did not visit this location on this visit to the New Forest but have visited in the past when we lived locally Read full review
  • Katy B
    Trip Type:
    A Grand Day Out
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 25th May 2017
    Myself and my partner visited Beaulieu on a sunny May day after having previously visited some 20 years ago when we were both small. We thoroughly enjoyed the 4/5 hours that we spent here and were... Read full review


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