The National Motor Museum Trust

The National Motor Museum Trust is a charitable organisation dedicated to preserving and promoting motoring history. Its world famous collection of vehicles and associated motoring items has been awarded Designated status and many items are on display at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.

The Trust has an educational mission and cares for very large collections of objects, images, documents and books in its Collections Centre, located close to the Museum. It also provides a Motoring Research Service and Film and Video transfer facilities to digitise audio-visual material up to HD quality.

Plan your visit 

Jack Tucker garage display at the National Motor Museum

The National Motor Museum will be closed on Thursday 10th September for the funeral of Edward, Lord Montagu. More »

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Your support is vital to our continued work. There are a number of exciting ways you can become involved.

The Collections 

selection of objects from the Museum Collections

The Collections tell the story of motoring in Britain from the earliest pioneering times to the present day.

Lord Montagu of Beaulieu 1926 - 2015

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Edward, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu, founder of the National Motor Museum and champion of the historic vehicle movement.

In memory of the late Edward, Lord Montagu, donations to his two charities, the National Motor Museum Trust and the Countryside Education Trust, are very welcome.

Highlights from the Site

Motoring Firsts »

Among the questions we are most frequently asked are the various motoring firsts. Find the answers here.

 

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