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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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22nd February 2017
Find out for a Fiver! 5th March 2017

Find out for a Fiver! 5th March 2017

Why not come down to the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art and see what all the excitement is about? On Sunday 5th March ALL admission tickets for the day will be just £5! Children under 5 go free. If you enjoy your visit (we are certain you will) redeem your £5 ticket against an ANNUAL PASS - see full ticket prices here. Pay once – come…

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23rd January 2017
British Showjumping Demonstrations

British Showjumping Demonstrations

Mayor of Newmarket to attend the first British Showjumping Clinic in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena at Palace House Newmarket on 28th January Cllr Andy Drummond, Mayor of Newmarket will be one of the visitors in attendance at the public demonstrations in the Peter O’Sullevan Arena at Palace House, Newmarket on Saturday 28th January. The Mayor will be supporting the fi…

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23rd January 2017
The Storyteller of Suffolk - 4th February

The Storyteller of Suffolk - 4th February

The ‘Storyteller of Suffolk’ will be at The National Heritage Centre as part of National Storytelling Week with an afternoon dedicated to storytelling and half price family tickets National Storytelling Week has been running for the past 17 years and this year for the first time the National Heritage Centre at Palace House will be hosting a story telling day on t…

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19th January 2017
Two special guests in the Rothschild Yard

Two special guests in the Rothschild Yard

Two special guests in the Rothschild Yard The National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket has two new four legged friends for visitors to meet; Kingsgate Native, the well-known sprinter who retired in 2016 will be visiting the Rothschild Yard and be on meet and greet duties. He will be joined by 11 year old Group 3 winner The Cheka who was trained by Eve Johns…

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17th January 2017
Two exciting new temporary exhibitions

Two exciting new temporary exhibitions

GODS OF SPORT - Fifty years of sporting photography 26th January – 18th June 2017 Chris Smith has devoted half a century to capturing the drama, beauty, challenges and elation of sport. Chris began photographing sporting events in the 1960s for the now-defunct Daily Herald, winning several awards, and then joined the Observer in 1970. In 1976 he moved to The Sunday…

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