• The world home of horseracing
    Museum of the Year Finalist

    We are thrilled to announce we have been chosen as an Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 Finalist

  • The world home of horseracing
    Gods of
    Sport

    A Temporary Exhibition from award winning photographer Chris Smith who has devoted half a century to capturing the drama, beauty, challenges and elation of sport.

    28th January - 11th August
    10am - 5pm

  • The world home of horseracing
    National Horseracing Museum

    An exciting new Museum telling the history of horseracing and exploring the science behind the development of the thoroughbred horse

  • The world home of horseracing
    Fred Packard Galleries

    The finest examples of sporting art in a sporting palace. A permanent home to the British Sporting Art Trust and a national collection of loans from around the country.

  • The world home of horseracing
    Rothschild Yard

    Meet the heroes of the sport - the racehorses! See former racehorses up close and discover more about Retraining of Racehorses charity through daily demonstrations and galleries.

HRM The Queen

Our Patron

The National Heritage Centre was formally opened by our Patron, Her Majesty The Queen. We are very proud of our Patron whose love for racing is highlighted in the quality of the horses she has both bred and raced.

A new world class heritage site

To find out why we are in the race for the Art Fund Museum of the Year then watch this video.