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River & Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
The River & Rowing Museum is one of the U.K’s leading regional museums. Situated in picturesque Henley-on-Thames, the museum has a permanent collection exploring the River Thames, the international sport of rowing, the town of Henley and the Wind in the Willows. In addition, the museum plays host to a number of visiting exhibitions, working with partners such as the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, the Hayward Gallery, Southbank and the National Portrait Gallery in London.

The Museum is a registered educational charity, and welcomes over 100,000 visitors per year, including 20,000 children and adults who enjoy time in the purpose built learning centre.
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  • If you're looking for an activity to keep the kids busy, buy each of your friends and family a ticket to this museum as you can keep coming back, whatever the weather. There's so much for them to see ...  read more »
  • My wife and I came for the rowing. We were not disappointed in the collection of regatta memorabilia. The boats are exquisite. They are interleaved with a town history museum that would be the envy of...  read more »
  • looked lovely, menu a bit misleading and a bit over priced. poached eggs very poor over cooked yet cold!?! venue clean and tidy but more effort needed in food quality 
  • Very good museum. Has a surprising range of exhibits. Kids loved the Wind in the Willows exhibition.
  • Good view on a sunny day
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