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National Waterways Museum Gloucester

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Gloucester Docks were once the deepest and widest in the world. Today, old dock buildings house new museums, shops and cafes making it a great place to visit for the whole family.

We say new, but our much-loved Gloucester Waterways Museum has been renovated, refreshed and rebranded thanks to over £1m from the Heritage Lottery Fund and DCMS/Wolfson Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund.

The Grade II listed warehouse hides a marvellous surprise of bright, engaging galleries with stories of the communities that lived, and continue to thrive, along on the River Severn, Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and your wider wonderful waterways.

Download our visitor leaflet and museum guide now - and remember to find out about our boat trips

Opening times

10 April 2017 to 5 November 2017: open daily, 10am - 5pm

7 November 2017 to 18 March 2018: open Tuesday - Sunday, 10am - 4pm

19 March 2018 to 11 November 2018: open daily, 10am - 5pm

Address

National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EH
01452 318200