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Getting here

The National Waterways Museum Gloucester is at the heart of the rejuvenated Gloucester Docks, with several car parks just a few minutes walk of the museum.

National Waterways Museum Gloucester
Llanthony Warehouse
The Docks

By car
The museum is located in Gloucester's historic docks. From M5 junctions 11a or 12, the A38, A40 or A417, follow the brown signs to Historic Gloucester Docks.

Car parking
Pay and display parking is available on both Southgate Street and also at Gloucester Quays. The museum is located in the middle of the car parks, just a couple of minutes walk from both.

Park and ride
Park and ride services are available, Monday to Saturday, from Waterwells, Quedgeley (near M5 junction 12). The route passes the entrance to the Docks.

By rail and bus
Gloucester railway and bus stations are across the road from each other on Bruton Way. The museum is a 15 - 20 minute walk via Clarence Street, Eastgate Street and Southgate Street. There is a taxi rank at the train station and near the bus station.

On foot
Pedestrian access to the docks is near the corner of Southgate Street and Commercial Road.

Last date edited: 22 August 2016