The Beaulieu Attraction, including the National Motor Museum, is now fully reopened. We are still limiting visitor numbers each day to ensure our spaces never become crowded. We therefore ask that you pre-book your tickets online ahead of your visit. Please visit the Beaulieu website for more information.
The Collections Centre is open by appointment and we are welcoming a limited number of visitors to the Reading Room. Please see the Motoring Research Service page for more information.
The National Motor Museum and Collections Centre are situated at Beaulieu, Hampshire. The location is within the New Forest, between Bournemouth and Southampton.
National Motor Museum
The National Motor Museum is one of the attractions located at Beaulieu, one of the South of England’s top visitor attractions.
Open daily (except Christmas day)
10.00am – 5.00pm (23 Sept – 22 May)
10.00am – 6.00pm (23 May – 21 Sept)
The Museum Collections are stored and cared for in the Collections Centre. The building is fully accessible and we welcome visitors by appointment.
Monday – Friday
10.00am – 5.00pm
Contact us using our online enquiry form or telephone 01590 614650
M27 exit at junction 2 and follow the brown and white tourist signs towards Beaulieu.
Sat nav postcode is SO42 7ZN, however please follow brown signage when in the vicinity. Parking on site is free of charge.
The New Forest Tour’s Green Route (summer time only) links Beaulieu with Hythe Ferry (for Southampton), Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Lymington. For timetables and ticket information visit New Forest Tour.
Wilts & Dorset buses (Tues, Thurs, Sat) have a limited service between Hythe and Lymington and drop visitors either at the Museum entrance or in Beaulieu village depending upon the route. For more information visit More Bus company
The nearest main line station is Brockenhurst. For more information visit National Rail Enquiries