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27th April 2017
Racing into history - Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 Finalist

Racing into history - Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 Finalist

THE NATIONAL HERITAGE CENTRE FOR HORSERACING & SPORTING ART, AT PALACE HOUSE NEWMARKET IS THE FIRST SPORTING MUSEUM TO BE SHORTLISTED AS AN ART FUND MUSEUM OF THE YEAR FINALIST Art Fund this evening announced that the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art is one of the five museums which have been selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of…

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27th April 2017
QIPCO Guineas Trophies on display

QIPCO Guineas Trophies on display

Two stunning new trophies on display In the lead-up to the start of this year’s QIPCO British Champions Series, are displaying the two trophies that will be awarded to the winning owners of the 2017 QIPCO 2,000 Guineas and QIPCO 1,000 Guineas in under two weeks’ time. These prestigious sterling silver plates, commissioned each year by sponsor QIPCO, have been ins…

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13th April 2017
A Stunning New film for RoR

A Stunning New film for RoR

Stunning new film showcases the transformation of racehorses to sport horses To mark the start of the 2017 racing season in Newmarket and the partnership that Retraining of Racehorses (RoR) enjoys with Palace House, the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing and Sporting Art, this week sees the official launch of a stunning new film commissioned to showcase the tran…

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11th April 2017
Early Opening Hours during Sales and Racing

Early Opening Hours during Sales and Racing

Early Opening Hours at the new National Heritage Centre during Race Days and Tattersalls Sales in Newmarket this spring The National Heritage Centre will open an hour earlier for racegoers and Tattersalls visitors during the Craven, Guineas and Spring meetings  The popular Tack Room restaurant will also be open from 8am For the first time, the National Heritage C…

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4th April 2017
Oldest Grand National Silks now on display

Oldest Grand National Silks now on display

Silks worn by the first-ever Grand National winner go on display at the National Horseracing Museum The restored scarlet silks worn by jockey Jem Mason when he won the first Grand National on the aptly named Lottery in 1839, go on display for the first time at The National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket. The National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket acquired…

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21st March 2017
What's On during the Easter Holidays

What's On during the Easter Holidays

Thinking of things to do over the Easter Holidays?  Why not come and visit Suffolk’s latest attraction at the National Heritage Centre in Newmarket? Hop around the five acre site to find the clues that will help you complete our new Palace House Bingo.  When you have found all the clues, hand them in to reception to win a chocolate Easter egg!  Available from 31s…

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21st March 2017
Late Opening Times for Groups

Late Opening Times for Groups

Late Opening Hours for Groups at the National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket The National Heritage Centre at Palace House is delighted to announce that it will opening up an opportunity for groups to visit after normal opening hours on the last Wednesday of each month from April – September. Late opening hours will be from 5pm – 8pm and will give grou…

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11th March 2017
British Science Week at the National Heritage Centre

British Science Week at the National Heritage Centre

During 10th – 19th March British Science Week will be celebrated at the National Heritage Centre at Palace House. We will be encouraging visitors to explore the new science galleries in more depth with a special trail ‘The Wow, the Weird and the Wonderful’, and on completion there will be a special discount of 20% on all science gifts in the Palace House Shop! T…

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3rd March 2017
John Powney

John Powney

The National Heritage Centre is sad to announce that John Powney, a former stalwart of the National Horse Racing Museum, died at home on Wednesday 22nd February.  John (87) was a highly regarded and popular member of staff who worked for 15 years at the museum in the practical gallery where he enjoyed passing on his depth of knowledge to both young and old. During a …

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28th February 2017
A Gift from the Patron's Fund

A Gift from the Patron's Fund

The National Horseracing Museum Celebrates £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund The National Horseracing Museum, that makes up one third of the new National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art at Palace House in Newmarket, is celebrating after receiving a £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund. The charitable fund was set up to acknowledge the work of t…

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