In the heart of Gloucester's historic docks, a museum that tells the fascinating story of Britain's 2000 miles of waterways and helps capture life in a working docks.
Displays cover many aspects of waterways from the ingenious engineering to home life on board a narrowboat, and from the wildlife of our canals to different kinds of waterways crafts.
Gloucester Waterways Museum is housed in a handsome Grade II listed warehouse. On the museum docksides you can see and climb aboard a range of different boats including the impressive steam dredger.
There are hands-on displays and archive films to watch and you can also take a boat trip on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal. All in all, the perfect day out for all the family!
A gateway to Britain and Gloucester's waterways heritage...
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For the 2010 season, the museum is being re-named Gloucester Waterways Museum. A new logo and website will be unveiled shortly.
Monday to Friday
11am to 4.30pm
10.30am to 4.30pm
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Concession £3.75 Child (5-16) £3.25
Under 5s free
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Pay and display next to the museum.