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Beaulieu National Motor Museum

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Address: Beaulieu | John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZN, England
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In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top...

In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top visitor attractions. Here you will find the National Motor Museum, home to over 250 vehicles telling the history of motoring. You can also visit Palace House and Gardens, home of the Montagu family since 1538, the remains of Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear where you can see some of the vehicles from Jeremey, James and Richard's most ambitious challenges. Ride on the high level Monorail or climb aboard the replica 1912 open top London bus for a fun way to see Beaulieu's sights.

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Fabulous day out

We visited Beaulieu on a Friday in April. Our main reason for visiting was to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as my kids absolutely love the film. The first thing we did when we got... read more

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Barnet, United Kingdom
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Barnet, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Beaulieu on a Friday in April. Our main reason for visiting was to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as my kids absolutely love the film. The first thing we did when we got there was to visit the car museum. The museum was really good and my kids enjoyed finding all the different things on their trail maps... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is many years since we first took our kids to Beaulieu, and now one of our kids took us and their son to what is now a considerably improved attraction. The motor displays were excellent and we loved the Top Gear exhibition. We enjoyed the short trip on the open top omnibus and the monorail too. Excellent.

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Thank tommyC64
southampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love coming to Beaulieu. The house, Abbey and grounds are always a delight and so beautifully cared for and of course the car museum is excellent. Although we\'ve been many times there s always another film to watch, information to read, and new cars to see. A great place to spend an afternoon.

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Thank Itchenview_Soton
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Brilliant day out, loads to see, all attractions included in ticket price. Staff are great, whole estate is spotlessly clean and tidy.

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Thank Debbie H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time visit for many years came with grand children and had a lovely day all staff friendly and helpful especially the young lad on the electric cars so polite and helpful he deserves a gold star. Easy to walk around museum brought back some old memories oops thats given my age away, Monorail and old bus good fun Thank... More 

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Thank yrebourne
Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great day at Beaulieu. The motor museum is really interesting - to see how cars have developed over the years - and is well set out with different exhibitions. The Top Gear exhibition was OK but not fantastic. We found the house fascinating and it still feels like a family home. Wonderful grounds and despite it being... More 

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Beaulieu. We went mainly for the Motor Museum but were surprised how much more there is to the estate. The palace and gardens are very well kept and the spring flowers made it all so pretty. We were very lucky with some glorious weather; might seem different in the rain! We took our motorhome... More 

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Thank GillyC20
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

there is an incredible amount going on here- even if you're not into motor vehicles, it's still interesting to see the museum as it's such a part of British history. The house is also glorious to visit and the grounds are wonderful too, with ruins, gardens and a mono-rail!!

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our visit on 15th April 2017 There was so much to see that we ran out of time, its certainly more for older children as the younger ones we saw were getting bored and cranky and running around disturbing others. only problem is that anyone in a wheelchair or have problems walking cannot access the monorail as there... More 

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Thank Megan M
Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there yesterday was a lovely day out and time went very quickly. However after seeing classic car collections at Lakeland Car museum in the lake district and at Laughlin Arizona I was very sad for the cars as they looked unloved and in need of some tlc. I was expecting more from the Top Gear exhibition and more... More 

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Beaulieu_Hampshire, Public Relations Manager at Beaulieu National Motor Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are pleased to hear you that you enjoyed your visit to Beaulieu. Our team of staff and volunteers take a great deal of care to look after our collection and maintain the best possible standards so we are very sorry to hear that you felt this was not the case. The World of... More 

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