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River & Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames

(4.3/5 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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  • The River and Rowing Museum is a must if you are visiting Henley on Thames. There is interest for all ages including the Wind in The Willows experience for children, and it is just a few steps from th...  more »
  • This is a museum with something for everyone. We often bring the grandchildren here. There is a brilliant Wind in the Willows exhibition. It is tunnel-like and quite dark, but they have torches that y...  more »
  • Had been to this museum many years ago when the children were a lot younger- they loved it. Returning on our own, on a wet miserable Saturday, we enjoyed a dry, informative & interesting few hours. Ex...  more »
  • I go every year and always have a great time . If you love the boating atmosphere then this really is the place to go . Everyone is so friendly and there are some great restaurants to eat in . The whole experience is fantastic can't wait to go again .
  • Fantastic day out, really fun and well organised.
  • Very good museum. Has a surprising range of exhibits. Kids loved the Wind in the Willows exhibition.
  • Great night out with good live music.
  • Good view on a sunny day