Times and Charges

Opening Hours, Prices


The museum is open Tuesdays to Sundays plus bank holiday Mondays.

Opening Hours - 2023

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Opening Times

We are open Tuesdays to Sundays Times 1000 to 1630, last entry 1600. We are closed on Mondays except that we are open on bank holiday Mondays.


We don't offer pre-booking, other than for boat trips. Please pay when you arrive

Christmas and New Year 2023-4 (Provisional)

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

Coronation of H.M. King Charles III

Saturday 6th May CLOSED
Sunday 7th May OPEN
Monday 8th May 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 are:

Adult 7.00
Concession 5.50
Child 3.50
Family 15

Concessions are available to unwaged persons, and to students, with ID. Concessions are available to Senior Citizens aged 65 and over. Please bring evidence of entitlement.

Child rate is for children aged 7 - 15

Children aged 6 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: 3

One carer for a registered disabled visitor will be offered free entry

Illustrated talks held online are free.

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