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The River & Rowing Museum is one of the UK's leading regional and sporting Museums, attracting over 100,000 visitors a year. The Museum also has a purpose built education centre visited by over 20,000 children and adults a year.
The Museum celebrates four themes explored through a wide variety of exhibitions and events across four galleries and special exhibitions:

The past, present and future of the River Thames
The historic riverside community of Henley on Thames
The international sport of rowing
The Wind in the Willows

Since opening in August 1998 the Museum has received numerous awards including the National Heritage/NPI Museum of the Year award, the Sandford Award For Heritage Education and the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge.

Opening details

The Museum, terrace café and shop are open every day from 10am - 5.30pm in summer and 10am - 5pm in the winter


£8.00 Adults
£6.00 Children aged four and over
FREE for children aged under 4
£6.00 for senior citizens and concessions

Tickets provide access for one year for the price of just one ticket.


River & Rowing Museum

01491 415600


Mill Meadows,
Henley on Thames,




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Map reference: SU 767820  Lat: 51.53228 Long: -0.89557

Parking: free