Fun for families

Take a look at our top tips:

  • visit our events page for family fun every school holiday
  • boat trips and cruises
  • design your own canal boat
  • hands-on fun - race boats and take them through locks
  • explore inside real historic boats
  • dress up as canal children
  • try your hand with our pulley and sack display


Packed with authentic stories, fine collections and some fabulous boats, this museum is a great way to spark an interest in children in our wonderful waterways.



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