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Museums and art galleries

Museums and galleries
  • Spend an action-packed day at Beaulieu featuring the National Motor Museum, Palace House – home of the Montagu family – and Abbey Ruins
  • Discover the secrets of the forest during a visit to the New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst
  • Discover what it was like to live and work in an 18th century shipbuilding village at Buckler’s Hard
  • St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery presents local history and art, with a focus on the history of Lymington and the New Forest’s coast
  • Forest Arts Centre showcases Hampshire’s rich cultural heritage, with shows, workshops, musical performances, films and more.

Please note: the mention of an individual product, brand or company is for illustrative purposes only and should not be taken as either an endorsement or recommendation by the New Forest National Park Authority of that individual product, brand or company. You are advised to seek independent professional advice as to what might be appropriate for your individual circumstances.

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'The New Forest has a fascinating and varied array of historical sites worth visiting.'

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