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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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Historic Henley on Thames is host to a fascinating museum that has tons of amazing exhibits to do with the town's heritage and of course what it's most famous for - the Henley Regatta and the rich his...  more »
  • Lots of interesting stuff and plenty of exhibitions including rowing sculls. There is a great Wind in the willows exhibition , super for children. The café is also good small eating menu plenty of dri...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • 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