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River & Rowing Museum

River & Rowing Museum

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Type: Museum

Inspiring, entertaining and interactive...we're so much more than a Museum! The Museum has been recognised as one of the top 50 Museums in the world by The Times.

Our contemporary, award winning building is situated on the banks of the River Thames, a short walk from the centre of Henley on Thames and the railway station. Explore our galleries and exhibitions, attend one of our events, take a look in our shop, or relax in the Quince Tree Café which offers a delicious selection of handmade patisserie, savoury treats, along with daily specials to enjoy.

The River & Rowing Museum has three galleries dedicated to Rowing, Rivers and the history of Henley on Thames.  The Museum is also home to the magical Wind in the Willows exhibition which brings to life the much-loved story with 3D models, lighting and music. We're committed to creating a fun, hands-on environment where kids can enjoy themselves and learn a little along the way.

With a constantly evolving calendar of temporary art and photography exhibitions and a year-round calendar of nature trails, craft workshops and family days, there is always something new to see and do.  Our shop has brilliant books, toys, jewellery and games for all budgets. Our admission tickets give FREE entry for a year - so pay once and come back as many times as you like!

Don’t miss 2016 exhibitions: ‘Picture This – Children’s Illustrated Classics’ with work from The British Library, and a stunning exhibition entitled ‘Designing the Olympics’ which will run alongside the Rio Olympics this year and a talk ‘The Art of Olympic Posters’. River & Rowing Museum

Family Days & Workshops

Family Days at the River & Rowing Museum

Eid - Sat 9 July

Carnival! - Thursday 28 July

The Henley Games - Thurs 18 Aug

Free with admission

Children’s Workshops at the River & Rowing Museum

Felt Making - Wed 27 July - £8.50

Secret Garden - Tues 2 Aug - £8.50

Taylor Tugs Holiday Happenings - Weds 3 Aug and 17 Aug - £6.50

Irresistible Pick ‘n’ Mix! - Thurs 4 Aug - £8.50

Here be Dragons! - Tues 16 Aug - £8.50

Planet Paddington - Tues 23 Aug - £8.50

The Magic Tree - Wed 24 Aug - £8.50

Irresistible Pick ‘n’ Mix - Wednesday 24 Aug - £8.50

Taylor Tugs @ Tea Time - Wednesdays, term time - £3 per child

Ticket Information

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£11.00 per ticket
Child 4 & over£9.00 per ticket
Concession£10.00 per ticket
Free admission for carersFree
Under 4sFree

1 ticket - 365 days museum entrance, 8 family days, 6 visiting exhibitions
Family groups – 10% discount

Adult: £18.50
Concession: £16.50 (over 65s, under 18 or those in full-time education)
Organiser & Driver: £9.00
Boat trips are provided on-board the Consuta for a minimum of 30 guests and a maximum of 46.

Opening Times

Takes place (1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016)

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