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River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames

Mill Meadows
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF United Kingdom
01491 415600

Visit the River & Rowing Museum in its beautiful riverside location in Henley on Thames. The doors of the Museum’s award-winning David Chipperfield designed building open onto the art and stories of the river including the enchanting family-friendly Wind in the Willows, the history of Henley, riverbank wildlife conservation, the work of local Modern British artist John Piper and the sport of rowing.  The galleries include interactive displays and objects of international significance. The Museum hosts a lively programme of special exhibitions from partners including the Ashmolean, Seven Stories and the V&A, complemented by curator talks and hands-on workshops for all ages. The Museum’s Café terrace overlooks Mill Meadows, and its shop celebrates local suppliers, specialising in children’s books and games, jewellery and craft.

 

Permanent exhibitions

Wind in the Willows

Visitors young and old will love this enchanting recreation of the riverbank world of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. The walk-through gallery of this treasured story of friendship features 3D models, theatrical lighting and music.

Painting in Coloured Light: Discovering the modern stained glass designs of John Piper

This exciting new display in the River & Rowing Museum’s nationally significant John Piper Gallery, shines a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained glass, influenced by the medieval windows he encountered from childhood.

 

Opening hours

Thursday to Monday 10am to 4pm

Tickets

Adult £9 inc Gift Aid
Children 4 – 16 £6 inc Gift Aid
Child under 4 – Free
Senior Concessions £8.50 inc Gift Aid
Concessions £8 inc Gift Aid

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July 2021

July 27 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Wind in the Willows

River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, Mill Meadows
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF United Kingdom

Image credit: WIW © EHS 2013 E.H. Shepard   Visitors young and old will love this enchanting recreation of the riverbank world of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. The walk-through gallery of this treasured story of friendship features 3D models, theatrical lighting and music.   Book General Admission Tickets for access to...

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July 27 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Painting in Coloured Light: Discovering the modern stained glass designs of John Piper

River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames, Mill Meadows
Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1BF United Kingdom

Butterfly and moth collage on gouache and ink background: detail from the Farnborough cartoon for All Saints Church, West Berkshire, by John Piper. © The Piper Estate / DACS 2021   This exciting new display in the River & Rowing Museum’s nationally significant John Piper Gallery, shines a spotlight on Piper’s lifelong passion for stained...

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