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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

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Address: Beaulieu | John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZN, England
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In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top...

In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top visitor attractions. Here you will find the National Motor Museum, home to over 250 vehicles telling the history of motoring. You can also visit Palace House and Gardens, home of the Montagu family since 1538, the remains of Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear where you can see some of the vehicles from Jeremey, James and Richard's most ambitious challenges. Ride on the high level Monorail or climb aboard the replica 1912 open top London bus for a fun way to see Beaulieu's sights.

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We visited the National Motor Museum in March, a cold but dry day. We had booked the ticket the day before online and obtained a reduced price ticket, including the brochure for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Wimborne, United Kingdom

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the National Motor Museum in March, a cold but dry day. We had booked the ticket the day before online and obtained a reduced price ticket, including the brochure for two seniors came to £40 which by gift aiding gives us a return to any part within six days or solely to the Motor Museum within twelve months.... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pre-booked this for my husbands birthday. Thought we would spend the whole day ;looking around, but even walking around at leisure and stopping for a drink and a snack we were done in 3hrs. It is a great place but a little over priced.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not far from Southampton if you like your cars, then this place is a must. Some of the finest cars ever built and in wonderful condition. Cars from your past, cars you have owned, or perhaps your parents owned years ago, and some of the earliest cars ever built.

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Thank barmybusman
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really interesting place because there is such a variety of things to do. The motor museum was the highlight. It was so well presented that everyone found it entertaining, even those in the party who were not quite as enthusiastic about cars as some. Pity the restaurant didn't achieve the same standard. There was a limited choice of food and... More 

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a most interesting day at Beaulieu, dodged the drizzle by visiting Palace House which was warm and friendly and full of lovely pictures and furniture -the history of the Montagues. Then off in the old bus to travel the monorail and then inside to view the huge range of cars and motorbikes-all of various ages. There's a lot... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoy coming to Beaulieu and love the Motor Museum. We particularly enjoy the summer when you have events on most weekends (cars, lorries, and bikes) and our favourite weekends of all must be the Boat and Auto Jumbles. In the grounds there is the family house to see the WW2 Special Operations Executive museum and the monorail. We really... More 

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ringwood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

arrived at 10.00 for an organised "Behind The Scenes" visit.friendly welcome with coffee.then we were taken on a tour of all the archives,library,film&photos,diverse motoring items,the Museum itself and the engineering workshops.this last stop was the highlight with an amusing insight into the work necessary to keep everything working...80+% of the vehicles are in running order....amazing.all the staff we met on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I enjoyed a fantastic day at the Beaulieu Motor Museum. It was a birthday treat and whilst we were there one of the members of staff (Bill) allowed my partner to sit in a few of the cars which really did make his day very special. I cannot thank Bill enough for his knowledge and making our... More 

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Nuneaton, Warwickshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good experience plenty to see and in a nice setting. All the staff we spoke to were helpful and friendly.

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Thank doreenh930
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always enjoy visiting Beaulieu. This time cars, Top Gear, the simulator, the monorail, and the SOE Museum which is unmissable and moving. The facilities are great. The food options are really good. We didn't manage to see the House or Abbey this time.

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