Times and Charges

Opening Hours, Prices


The museum is open Wednesday to Sunday plus bank holiday Mondays

Opening Hours - Autumn 2021

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Opening Times

We are currently open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and bank holiday Mondays only. Times 1000 to 1630, last entry 1600.

Christmas and New Year 2021-22

Thursday 23rd December CLOSED
Friday 24th December CLOSED
Christmas Day 25th CLOSED
Boxing day 26th CLOSED
Monday 27th CLOSED
Tuesday 28th December CLOSED
Wednesday 29th December OPEN
Thursday 30th December OPEN
Friday 31st December CLOSED
Saturday 1st January OPEN
Sunday 2nd January OPEN
Monday 3rd January OPEN


Children under the age of 14 are welcome but may only visit in the company of an adult or in supervised groups.

We accept major credit cards. Contactless payment preferred up to 45.

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Our admission charges (until further notice) are:

Admission Until 31st March 2022
Adult 5.00
Concession 4.00
Child 2.50
Family 12.50

Concessions are available to anyone aged 60 and over, unwaged, and students with ID. Evidence of status may be required.

Child rate is for children aged 5-15.

Children aged 4 and younger are free.

A Family means 1 adult and up to 4 children, or 2 adults and up to 3 children.

Members of the Canal Museum Trust and the Museums Association: 2

Admission to illustrated talks, after 1900 on the first Thursday of the month (when resumed) 4 adult, 3 concession

Illustrated talks held online are free.

Trust Members & Museums Association members 2.00

Admission to illustrated talks (when resumed on site) (after 7 pm on the first Thursday of the month) 4

Children are those aged 5-15 inclusive. Children aged 4 and younger are free. Children under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult.

A Family means 1 adult and up to 4 children, or 2 adults and up to 3 children.

Seniors are those aged 60 and over

Proof of entitlement to a concessionary rate must be produce, e.g. student identity card.

Reduced charges are available to groups of 10 or more.
Please see our group visits page.