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The River & Rowing Museum has an interesting and varied programme of special exhibitions, family events, adult and children’s workshops and art courses.
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.
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 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…
Come to an exclusive private view for teachers of ‘Through the Looking Glass: Illustrations by Arthur Rackham’ …
Attend a talk and tour on the amazing OneOak Project…
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
Looking for the perfect gift? Our online shop is packed with gorgeous gifts and stunning collections including beautiful Kate Moby homeware and Julie Dodsworth’s vintage style accessories.
Get married at the Museum! Find out more about our amazing venue…
Learn about Arthur Rackham’s fascinating work and take part in a practical workshop…
Take part in lots of fun wildlife related activities…
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.
Join one of our brilliant sessions for under 5s…
Throughout the year there is always something going on at the Museum for families and children.
The River & Rowing Museum’s curatorial team take you behind the scenes and reveal more about the river, rowing and Henley
Through the Looking Glass – Fantastical prints from the children’s book illustrator Arthur Rackham
The Museum is open 7 days a week
Summer (1 May – 31Aug) 10am – 5.30pm
Winter (1Sept – 30April) 10am – 5pm
Telephone: 01491 415600