Temporary Exhibitions

Mr Beal's Boats

What's On

We offer a changing programme of temporary exhibitions. There are usually two or three exhibitions per year on varied subjects relating to canals and the ice trade. In addition we occasionally host art installations or other short-term displays.

The Gatti Story

The life and times of Carlo Gatti and his remarkable family

Until date to be announced, autumn 2019

An exhibition including a re-showing of part of a previous exhibition and some new material, explaining the remarkable story of Carlo Gatti and his family. A colour picture of the man himself, taken from a painting, by kind consent of the Corazza family, is shown in full for the first time.

The exhibition is open during all normal opening hours, 1000-1630 Tuesdays to Sundays and bank holiday Mondays, plus late opening to 1930 on the first Thursday of the month.