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Museums & Galleries


99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JH

Racing history from its Royal origins to Lester Piggott, Frankie Dettori and other modern heroes. Highlights include: the head of Persimmon, a great Royal Derby winner in 1896; a special display about Fred Archer, the late Victorian jockey who committed suicide, and the colourful jackets of 'Prince Monolulu', the 1950's tipster. Schools and groups welcome. Maths Trail for children (4-10). Find out about Newmarket's past and how horse racing has shaped the town. Open all year round except Christmas and New Year, the Gift Shop stocks an imaginative range of horse racing gifts, many are unique to the Museum. The Museum Cafe serves morning coffee, light lunches and afternoon teas, and is available for special functions. The garden provides a delightful place to eat in during the summer.

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