Formula 1 British Grand Prix 2024

As you step into our doors during the British Grand Prix weekend, prepare for an unforgettable journey through the history, technology, and thrill of British motor racing. Get hands-on with interactive exhibits, explore the science behind racing in our Tech Lab, and marvel at iconic cars and bikes up close. Get ready for an exhilarating day at the Silverstone Museum, where the past, present, and future of British motor sport collide in an unforgettable experience. Check out what's on below!

A group of young women interact with the touch screens at Silverstone Museum in the Tech Lab

Exhibition Highlights

Experience the adrenaline-pumping history of British motor racing at the Silverstone Museum during the British Grand Prix. Marvel at iconic machines like Jenson Button's championship-winning Brawn GP 001 from 2009 and Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull RB10, witness the legacy of British racing legends with exhibits showcasing Lewis Hamilton's helmet and overalls, Lando Norris's 2020 British Grand Prix race helmet, and Nigel Mansell's legendary FW14B 'Red 5'.

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The Ultimate Sim Suite Adventure

Immerse yourself in the thrill of racing in our Sim Suite, a state-of-the-art simulator arena driven by cutting-edge technology. Take the wheel and navigate the renowned Silverstone circuit in a dynamic 30-minute session. Exclusively during the F1 weekend, test your skills against Lewis Hamilton's 2007 pole position lap time for a shot at winning a piece of his car's bodywork! Additionally, seize the opportunity to claim free F1 merchandise by setting the fastest lap each day. With slots filling up fast, secure your spot online* to save 20% and ensure you don't miss out on the excitement.

*Please note, a Sim Suite booking made between Thursday 4th - Sunday 7th July 2024 requires you to have a valid ticket to the 2024 British Grand Prix.


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The Indy 500: A British Success Story

Delve into the British success story at the Indy 500 with Mansell's dual-title-winning cars, the Williams FW14B and the Lola T93/00, alongside AJ Foyt's historic Silverstone-winning Coyote. Explore Bentley's inaugural IndyCar entry and immerse yourself in the history of innovation with the Lotus 56 driven by Graham Hill, Joe Leonard, and Art Pollard in 1968. Prepare for an unforgettable journey through the triumphs and technology that have shaped motorsport history.

A Honda Civic touring car and McLaren Formula 1 car line up on the Scalextric grid of Silverstone Circuit

Scalextric and Top Trumps trail

The Silverstone Formula 1 Circuit has been recreated by Scalextric for an exhibit which enables visitors to enjoy epic battles with iconic cars around the two lane Grand Prix circuit. Each race uses special technology to track individual lap times, meaning you can race head-to-head or set a personal best! While admission is complimentary, we appreciate any donations towards our education workshops and outreach initiatives.

We also have our exclusive Silverstone Legends Top Trumps pack on sale in the Shop! Learn about the icons of Silverstone's storied history, and battle against the best with our brand new Family Activity Trail in the exhibition!


Ticket allocation is managed by Silverstone Circuit and is subject to availability. Your ticket should be available via your Silverstone account under ‘Extras’. Should you have any questions please contact:


The queue will be at the rear entrance of museum. If you have a sim booking or need to use the disabled toilet, please come to the front and make yourself known to a member of museum staff.


While admission is complimentary, we appreciate any donations towards our education workshops and outreach initiatives.


No - please arrive at your pre booked time and make a member of our staff aware, you can then enter the museum. Please note, a Sim Suite booking does not allow you access to the Formula One race - this will require a separate ticket booked through Silverstone Circuit. 


We recommend wearing suitable clothing for all weathers and comfortable shoes. Don't forget your phone or camera for photo opportunities too!


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