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River & Rowing Museum

About Us

One of the UK’s leading independent Museums, the River & Rowing Museum has over 116,000 visitors a year

The Museum opened in 1998 to celebrate the River, the international sport of Rowing and the town of Henley on Thames. From 2004 a fourth permanent gallery, the delightful Wind in the Willows exhibition, was added.  The Museum runs a broad programme of special exhibitions and activities including lectures, children’s workshops and family events.  The dedicated education centre runs innovative education programmes and the Museum accommodates 20,000 education visitors a year.

A registered charity, the Museum depends upon private donations, business sponsorship, grants from trust and foundations, admission charges and the support of our benefactors, donors and friends.