About us

The interior of the National Motor Museum

The National Motor Museum Trust Limited is a charitable organisation founded in 1972, which runs the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu. Continuing the work of the flagship Montagu Motor Museum, the Trust has a world famous collection of vehicles and associated motoring items, which are on display in the National Motor Museum. The nearby Collections Centre houses and cares for a vast array of images, books and items all related to motoring.

Read the NMM Trustees Annual Report for 2016

The National Motor Museum Trust’s Vision:

Our mission is to engage and inspire people through our world class collections. We are committed to promoting education, research and conservation in motoring history for the benefit of everyone.

Board of Trustees

  • Lord Montagu of Beaulieu (President)
  • John Reed – Chair
  • Christopher Macgowan OBE
  • Caroline Marcus
  • Nick Mason
  • The Hon Mary Montagu-Scott
  • Lord Strathcarron
  • Robert Taylor
  • Mike Timmins
  • Helen Evenden


The National Motor Museum Trust staff work alongside a team of volunteers, who help with a wide variety of collections-based tasks.

National Motor Museum Trust staff list

If you would like a copy of any of our images, please visit our dedicated Motoring Picture Library website