Silverstone Interactive Museum

Silverstone Interactive Museum

Last Updated on April 9, 2024 by Suzy McCullough

The Silverstone Interactive Museum is a family-friendly attraction located at the Silverstone racing circuit near Towcester in Northamptonshire.

What is there to do at Silverstone Interactive Museum?

It is a relatively new and modern interactive museum dedicated to motor racing. You can discover more about the stars, the stories and the science behind British motor racing. The museum has over 60 hands-on exhibits.

There are around 10 different themed areas in the museum. Join the grid is where the excitement starts with their thrilling pre-show. In the tunnel, you will take your place on their virtual grid and prepare to travel back through Silverstone’s past. History at every turn tells the story of how Silverstone became the home of British motor racing. There are many racing cars at the museum and they often change what cars they have on display. RAF Silverstone tells the stories of the men and women who were stationed there during the war.

You can practice shooting barrage balloons and have a go on a replica machine of the RAF that was used to train pilots. The Village and farm tell the history of the local village with a replica pub and more. Wings to Wheels includes some stunning trophies and programs on display. Plus you can try commentating on a race, stand at the replica pit wall and have a go with a wheel gun. Your journey through the museum ends with a special-effects cinema where you can watch some of the circuit’s most iconic and dramatic moments happen around you.

Silverstone Interactive museum
Silverstone Interactive museum
Silverstone Interactive museum
Silverstone Interactive museum

Important Information Silverstone Interactive museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Interactive museum about the history of British motor racing with over 60 interactive exhibits and motor cars on display. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

Tickets are cheaper if purchased online in advance. An adult ticket online costs £22.50, children 5-15 £13.50 and children under 5 are free. Other pricing options including family tickets are available.
Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online.

Is there parking?

There is free parking.

When are they open?

They are open all year round except for Christmas Day. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

Information on accessibility

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