- Museums and Art Galleries
Ages: all ages
Venue type: Indoor
The River and Rowing Museum is home to a collection of over 20,000 items telling the history of rowing, Henley on Thames, and the River Thames. With a variety of free family-friendly activities and a fascinating exhibition dedicated to the children’s book “Wind in the Willows”, your tiny explorers will have plenty to see and do at the museum too.
Visiting with the little ones? Grab a backpack from reception, create your own Activity Trolley and explore various family-friendly trails in the museum. Kids can also dress up in Regatta costumes, try their hand at rowing, take part in a puppet show and lots more. The activities change regularly, so you won’t get bored of coming to the River and Rowing Museum easily!
Got tots? The museum runs two weekly clubs for kids aged 18 months to 5 years: Taylor Tug’s Under 5s Club and Taylor Tugs at Tea Time. Join in for stories, crafts, song and dance!
- Over 20,000 items on display
- Various kid-friendly activities
- Weekly tots’ club
- Restaurant Onsite
- Picnics Allowed
- Onsite Shop
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Pushchair Friendly
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Mill Meadows, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF, England
Click here to visit River & Rowing Museum's website
01491 415 600
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Standard and disabled toilet facilities. Baby changing facilities.
Baby food facilities
Baby changing facilities provided. The cafe offers a full hot and cold children's menu every day and can offer milk warming when requested.
The shop offers beautiful and unique gifts and accessories for any occasion, including a vast range of pocket money items for children. A collection of books which will enchant and inspire, from the delightful tales of Wind in the Willows to rowing past a
The River and Rowing Museum's terrace cafe is the perfect place to unwind, with a fantastic selection of delicious hot and cold home made dishes, cold drinks, tea, coffee and delectable homemade cakes. The terrace cafe is one of the few places in Henley or along the river to offer parking for customers. Parking is free if you are using the cafe or Museum. A large sun terrace, daily newspapers and great service add to this fantastic eating experience. Visitors to the terrace cafe do not have to visit the Museum galleries.