Palace House | Day Out With The Kids

Palace House

Newmarket, Suffolk, England

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Palace House is an education for horse lovers everywhere! It tells the whole story from its royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other modern sporting stars.
The museum is proud to be a signatory to the Kids in Museums Manifesto and makes sure there’s plenty to see and so. Trot around their state-of-the-art museum on a Junior Fun Tour which makes learning fun for little minds. Then canter past lovely artworks in the Fred Packard Galleries of British Sporting Art, or gallop on down to the Practical Gallery for a spot of dressing up and play. 
Pony fanatics will jump at the chance to meet actual horses and watch as they’re retrained for the track. Then, for a spot of nosh, go to the Tack Room Restaurant where you’re sure to find more than hay and apples!
  • State-of-the-art horseracing museum
  • A Junior Fun Tour with dressing up
  • Meet horses and watch them being retrained


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Palace House, Palace Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8EP, England


Click here to visit Palace House's website
01638 667314

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Winter Opening Times (1st November - 31st March)
Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00 

Summer Opening Times (1st April - 31st October)
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


General Admission
Adults: £15.00
Kids (under 16): Free
Students: £8.00 
Local Residents Pass: £10.00

More Information

Pets allowed

No pets are allowed.

Parking facilities

The two closest to the National Heritage Centre are Rous Road, CB8 8LX (short stay) and All Saints CB88ET (long stay) car parks. Please follow the parking signs and brown Museum signs when you reach Newmarket.

Baby food facilities

There are no baby food/milk warming facilities available.