Cafe and gift shop

Welcome back. There is no need to book in advance. We're open Thursday to Sunday from 10.00am to 4.00pm. 

Can we tempt you with some hot drinks and snacks and few crafty mementos of your day here? Take time out in our Waterside Café and Gift Shop.

Waterside Cafe with visitors Waterside Cafe with visitors

Sit on our waterside terrace, in our café or in one of our picnic areas and enjoy something to eat and drink from our café whilst enjoying the ambience of being by the canal. 

Our menu includes all your favourite tasty sandwiches, snacks and light meals. 

The Waterside Cafe Covid ready

 Museum Gift Shop

National Waterways Museum gift shop

Our museum shop has a superb new range of books, canal related memorabilia, gifts and souvenirs to remind you of your visit

You can enjoy browsing through:

  • books on boating
  • canal history books
  • maps and guides
  • games and toys
  • our very own Waterways Journal 
  • and much more...


Last date edited: 19 May 2021