Due to planned maintenance work taking place, the Terrace Cafe will be closed on the 1st and 2nd September.
Explore the River & Rowing Museum’s collection of 20,000 items and find out more about it’s main themes – the international sport of rowing, the history of Henley on Thames, the story of the River Thames and the children’s book Wind in the Willows.
A stunning contemporary building on the banks of the River Thames. Set amongst trees and meadows, the River & Rowing Museum offers a unique venue for conferences, parties or weddings. Have drinks on our beautiful terrace and dine in our stunning glass fronted Thames room.
The River & Rowing Museum has an interesting and varied programme of special exhibitions, family events, adult and children’s workshops and art courses.
Designed by David Chipperfield and located on the banks of the River Thames in Henley on Thames, the Museum celebrates and explores four core themes – Rivers, Rowing, Henley and Wind in the Willows – through a wide variety of exhibitions and events.
The Museum offers a unique opportunity to combine an investigation of real objects from the collections with exploration and inspiration from the natural world, practical experiments and creative activities in the Arbib Education Centre. Sign up for our monthly newsletter here…
Regatta season is here! Explore our fantastic collection of regatta photos online.
Throughout the year there is always something going on at the Museum for families and children.
Taylor Tug Taster
All new sessions giving you a taster of our brilliant Taylor Tug’s under 5s club…
Explore the pleasures of good writing with award-winning author Jane Draycott…
Gift and Craft Fair
Sunday 16 November 2014
11am – 4pm
The River & Rowing Museum’s curatorial team take you behind the scenes and reveal more about the river, rowing and Henley
Come and explore the exciting world of water at our fun-filled family day…
Weave a wonderful rainbow coloured mat…
Get married at the Museum! Find out more about our amazing venue…
Meet at the Museum!
With stunning meeting rooms, great catering and AV facilities, the Museum offers a unique venue for your meeting or conference.
Call us to find out more – 01491 415631
Summer Funtime with Mr Toad – Lots of fun things for children during the holidays
As an independent Museum, we receive no funding from government and rely on membership and donations to achieve the Museum’s objectives. Click here to find out how to get involved.
The Museum is open 7 days a week
Summer (1 May – 31Aug) 10am – 5.30pm
Winter (1Sept – 30April) 10am – 5pm
Telephone: 01491 415600