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Sunday 18th March:  We are open today but due to the snow we are unable to operate the monorail, veteran bus or open the Abbey exhibition.

The Luxury of Motoring

New for 2018: explore the golden age of luxury motoring in a brand new display in the National Motor Museum.

They were some of the most luxurious cars ever built... Discover the stories of the people who owned them, the chauffeurs who drove them, and the designers & mechanics who made them.

Lalique glass car mascot

The Lalique collection

On display together for the first time, be amazed by a glittering collection of 28 Lalique glass car mascots.

Designed to be lit from below, the display allows you to illuminate these glass masterpieces to see them at their sparkling best.

1909 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

The Most Luxurious cars Ever built

The speed, the style... see some of the most desirable cars ever built in this display which brings together luxury motors from across the National Motor Museum's collection.

The Luxury of Motoring case

Treasures from the Collections

From elegant clothes to splendid vanity cases, decadent accessories were an integral part of a luxury lifestyle.

Explore the costumes and accessories which accompanied the cars with a special display of rarely seen objects, films and images from the National Motor Museum Trust's collections.


#LuxuryMotoring Competition : What makes your car luxury?

From fluffy dice and cushions to a must-have Mercedes, tell us What makes your car luxury? To celebrate the launch of The Luxury of Motoring display at Beaulieu, share pictures of what makes your car special for a chance to win a VIP experience.

The prize: Win a money-can’t buy VIP experience for a behind-the-scenes tour of Beaulieu with exclusive access to areas of the National Motor Museum not usually open to visitors.

To enter: Share your pictures and suggestions using #LuxuryMotoring on Twitter @Beaulieu_Hants, Facebook at /nationalmotormuseum, Instagram @national_motor_museum or on email to competitions@beaulieu.co.uk.

Terms and Conditions
1. The prize is a VIP experience behind-the-scenes tour of Beaulieu which includes exclusive access to areas of the National Motor Museum not usually open to visitors.  2. The prize is for one person, is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be given.  3. The prize is to be taken on a pre-arranged tour date, subject to availability.  4. The competition closes on March 23rd 2018. Only entries received before the closing date will be included.  5. The Beaulieu team will choose their favourite and the winner will be notified after March 30th 2018.  6. By entering the competition you agree to the use of your details and pictures in publicity relating to the competition.

Historic vehicles from the National Motor Museum outside Palace House

included in your Beaulieu Ticket

The Luxury of Motoring in included in your admission ticket to Beaulieu, which also includes entry to The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and more.

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