National Motor Museum Beaulieu

National Motor Museum Beaulieu
National Motor Museum Beaulieu –
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From the earliest motor carriages to classic family saloons, the world-famous National Motor Museum has one of the finest collections of cars, motorcycles and motoring memorabilia in the world.

From legendary F1 cars and land speed record breakers for the speed freaks, to incredible examples of pioneering motoring for the history-buffs. If you time it right you’ll hear vehicles starting up and daily tours will give you more of an insight into the vehicles on display.

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  • Beaulieu launches Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition
    To celebrate the golden half century of one of the world’s favourite films Beaulieu is to launch its Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 50 years exhibition which can be seen in the National Motor Museum from October 20th. The exhibition will tell the story of Chitty as ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-09-20
  • Preparations underway for first Christmas at Beaulieu
    Preparations are underway for the new magical illuminated Christmas trail at Beaulieu as the medieval grounds of the abbey and Palace House are transformed from 23 November – 30 December. Specially designed for all the family to enjoy, Christmas at Beaulieu features a mile-long illuminated path ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-09-17
  • New sprite joins mythical woodland creatures
    If you go down to Mill Pond Walk you’re sure of a big surprise, with the arrival of a larger-than-life woodland sprite which is the latest in a series of mythical tree carvings from ancient folklore. With pointy ears, travelling cape and hand outstretched to greet ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-09-13
  • Workshop Apprentice Blog – Part III
    Over a year since her appointment as apprentice in the National Motor Museum workshop, Emily Leese has been making sterling progress with her training. Heavily involved with many of the projects that have been tackled by the workshop team, she has also made great strides forward with the academic side ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-09-05
  • Bidding excitement and bargains at International Autojumble
    More than 34,000 enthusiasts enjoyed a sunny festival-feel weekend packed with automotive bargains and exciting auction bidding at Beaulieu International Autojumble. Event-goers hunted for treasures across more than 2,000 stands at the event on September 1st and 2nd, while historic vehicles went under the hammer at ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-09-03
  • Palace House Blog – September 2018
    Hidden under the floorboards of a property on the Beaulieu Estate, workers found a solitary old boot.... but does this humble item hide supernatural secrets? Beneath the floorboards of an old Beaulieu Estate property, lying undiscovered in the darkness, a solitary boot was found during recent ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-09-03
  • Beaulieu fantasy and folklore at harvest themed half-term
    Autumnal fantasy and folklore are part of harvest-themed celebrations with Halloween ghost stories, crafts and activities at Beaulieu this October half-term from 20th - 28th. Get into the spirit of the season with harvest festival-themed decorations in the ancestral Montagu family home of Palace House. Then ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-08-30
  • Beaulieu goes Back to the Eighties at Fireworks Spectacular
    Step back in time at the Fireworks Spectacular as Beaulieu goes Back to the Eighties for one of the biggest displays in the south. Choreographed to ’80s hits and with a range of entertainment to please the whole family, the display will begin at 7.30pm on ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-08-29
  • Former Beaulieu star in auction at International Autojumble
    A 115-year old veteran car that was once a star exhibit in Beaulieu's collection will go under the hammer at Bonhams auction at International Autojumble on Saturday September 1st. The 1903 Panhard et Levassor 7hp Type A was a star exhibit in the National Motor Museum's ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-08-23
  • Futuristic exhibit is one of world’s top green cars
    It looks like a supercar but the Volkswagen XL1 which has gone on show for summer visitors is one of the world’s most fuel efficient production cars. Representing the cutting-edge of low emissions, this is a sheep in wolf’s clothing which can achieve more than 300 ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-08-16
  • Sensational Supercar Weekend
    More than 950 supercars made Beaulieu Supercar Weekend the biggest and best yet, as 14,900 show-goers enjoyed the sunshine for a high octane celebration of performance motoring in the grounds of the National Motor Museum. With the chance to get up-close to some of the greatest ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-08-06
  • Diverse line-up for Beaulieu’s Simply Japanese
    947 Japanese cars of every variety joined Beaulieu’s Simply Japanese on Sunday July 29th, as 2099 rally participants shrugged off rainy weather. The display in the grounds of the National Motor Museum spanned all manner of Japanese car marques, including Mazda, Subaru, Honda, Mitsubishi, Lexus, Toyota, ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-30
  • Aston Martins get set for Beaulieu Supercar Weekend
    An Aston Martin One-77 hypercar is one of the latest machines to be confirmed for the A-Plan Insurance sponsored Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on August 4th & 5th, which will see more than 750 supercars roar into the grounds of the National Motor Museum. One of the ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-27
  • Speed and history in autumn lecture series
    Get beneath the skin of a Formula One racing car, uncover the history of Aston Martin and hear motorcycle racers and motorsport engineers in conversation as part of the autumn programme of lectures at the National Motor Museum. At F1 Cars: An Engineering Challenge on Saturday ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-25
  • Double award-winning International Autojumble
    International Autojumble which has won two awards for tourism excellence will return for a two-day celebration of classic motoring on September 1st and 2nd. Beaulieu’s oldest and biggest event recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, with the landmark show winning gold in Tourism South East’s Beautiful South ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-19
  • Big cats enjoy the sun at Beaulieu’s Simply Jaguar
    An all-time high of 415 Jaguars purred into the grounds of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu increasing the number of cars at this year’s Simply Jaguar rally by 47 per cent. The number of participants also rose by 35 per cent to 860, as crowds ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-09
  • New Supercar Evolution at Beaulieu Supercar Weekend
    Discover the evolution of the supercar with some of the greatest cars ever built at A-Plan Insurance sponsored Beaulieu Supercar Weekend on August 4th & 5th as machines of the past and present are pitted against each other in a brand new feature. In a head ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-05
  • Palace House Blog – July 2018
    This month Mrs Chadwick joins the 'drive for change' and the first seine net fishing tours of the season take place. Mrs Chadwick's rally cry This month Mrs Chadwick’s rally cry could be heard from the tallest tower to the meandering river below, her message clear ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-04
  • 40th film anniversary for Beaulieu’s Veteran Bus
    Beaulieu’s popular Veteran Bus which has driven thousands of visitors around the attraction is celebrating 40 years since its star appearance in the classic film The Thirty Nine Steps. The much-loved replica of a 1912 London bus made its film debut recreating an early 20th century ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-07-03
  • National Motor Museum Blog – Summer 2018
    The start of summer is already proving to be a busy one for engineers in the National Motor Museum workshop, with the creation of a new exhibition in the museum, exciting additions to the collection and the return of old treasures from storage. The Art of ... read more
    Source: National Motor Museum BeaulieuPublished on 2018-06-27