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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.
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.
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…
The River & Rowing Museum has an interesting and varied programme of special exhibitions, family events, adult and children’s workshops and art courses.
Get up close to minibeasts, meet big bugs and enjoy some fascinating talks…
The River & Rowing Museum’s curatorial team take you behind the scenes and reveal more about the river, rowing and Henley
Throughout the year there is always something going on at the Museum for families and children.
The Source – An exhibition of abstract paintings inspired by the Thames by the Parkbench Group
Learn how to paint on glass and create a beautiful piece to take home…
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
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.
Enjoy a talk on the impact of the First World War in Oxfordshire…
Get married at the Museum! Find out more about our amazing venue…
Taylor Tug Taster
All new sessions giving you a taster of our brilliant Taylor Tug’s under 5s club…
Join us to celebrate the festival of lights…
Gift and Craft Fair
Sunday 16 November 2014
11am – 4pm
The Museum is open 7 days a week
Summer (1 May – 31Aug) 10am – 5.30pm
Winter (1Sept – 30April) 10am – 5pm
Telephone: 01491 415600