Waterways Museums

Other UK Canal Museums

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There are a number of other waterways museums in the UK. If you cannot visit us at London Canal Museum, or if you would like to explore the other waterways museums as well, a wealth of history and heritage of water transport awaits you at these museums as well. All the following museums are wholly or partly devoted to inland waterways.

Gloucester Waterways Museum
Llanthony Warehouse
Gloucester Docks
Gloucester
GL1 2EH
Tel: 01452 318054
Nearest Station: Gloucester (short walk)
www.gloucesterwaterwaysmuseum.org.uk
National Waterways Museum
Ellesmere Port
Cheshire
L65 4FW
Tel: 0151-355-5017
Nearest Station: Ellesmere Port (short walk)
www.nwm.org.uk
The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
Stoke Bruerne
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 7SE
Tel: 01604 862229
Nearest Station: Wolverton (Note: several miles distant - this location is not easy to reach by public transport - check for local bus information before travelling)
www.stokebruernecanalmuseum.org.uk
Kennet and Avon Canal Museum
Devizes Wharf
Couch Lane, Devizes
Wiltshire SN10 1EB
Tel: 01380 729489
Nearest station: Chippenham (10 miles) Bus services from Chippenham and Swindon. Bus information on www.travelinesw.com
Foxton Canal Museum
Middle Lock
Foxton Canal Museum logo Gumley Road
Foxton
Market Harborough
Leicestershire
LE16 7RT
Tel: 0116 2792 657
Nearest Station: Market Harborough (3 miles)
www.fipt.org.uk
Basingstoke Canal Centre
Mytchett Place Road
Mytchett
Surrey
GU16 6DD
Tel: 01252 370073
Nearest Station: Ash Vale or North Camp (both just over a mile)
http://www.basingstoke-canal.co.uk/
River and Rowing Museum
Mill Meadows
Henley on Thames
RG9 1BF
Tel: 01491 415600
Fax:01491 415600
Nearest station: Henley on Thames (short walk)
www.rrm.co.uk
Water Folk Museum
Old Store House
Llanfrynach
Brecon, Powys
LD3 7LJ
Tel: 01874 665382
Nearest Station: Abergavenny (Approx 18 miles - bus service operates but check in advance)
Black Country Living Museum
Tipton Road
Dudley
West Midlands
DY1 4SQ
Tel:0121 557 9643
Fax:0121 557 4242
Nearest station: Tipton (less than a mile)
www.bclm.co.uk/
Yorkshire Waterways Museum
Dutch River Side
Goole. East Yorkshire DN14 5TB
Tel: 01405 768730
Nearest station: Goole (less than a mile)
www.waterwaysmuseum.org.uk
Union Canal Museum
Manse Road
Canal Basin, Linlithgow
West Lothian
Scotland
Tel: 01506 671215
Nearest Station: Linlithgow (5 mins walk)
www.lucs.org.uk
Banbury Museum
Spiceball Park Rd
Banbury, Oxfordshire
OX16 2PQ
Tel: 01295 259855
Fax: 01295 269469
Nearest station: Banbury (short walk)
www.cherwell-dc.gov.uk/banburymuseum/
Fourteen Locks Canal Centre
Cwm Lane
Rogerstone
Gwent
Wales
Tel: 01633 892167
Nearest Station: Rogerstone (1 mile)
www.lucs.org.uk