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Housed in a warehouse at the heart of Gloucester’s fine Victorian docks, Gloucester Waterways Museum tells the story of our wonderful canals and rivers.

You can climb aboard historic boats, enjoy hands-on fun, watch archive films and browse galleries rich...
Events and cruises
Gloucester Waterways Museum offers a rich selection of events and activities alongside its brilliant programme of scheduled cruises.

You'll find information about family activities in the school holidays, talks for enthusiasts, craft demonstrations, seasonal cruise specials and more.

Information is updated throughout the year so come back soon.

Welcome to the
photographic galleries

There are a selection of galleries to visit, each containing various photographs covering the museum today and the history of Gloucester Docks and the nearby waterways.

Click on the relevant section button below to visit the gallery.
Useful links
Here are some links to other websites that you can use to help plan your visit to Gloucester Waterways Museum or that you might find of further interest. They cover sites for:
Plan your visit
Use this page to find out all you need to plan your visit. To print off a copy simply use the print option in your browser.
Contact us
General Manager, Doreen Davies

Gloucester Waterways Museum, Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester, GL1 2EH

01452 318200

Boat Trips and Hires
Gloucester Waterways Museum offers a great selection of boat trip and hire options on its two boats, King Arthur and Queen Boadicea II.

Trips depart from the dockside at the museum for either the River Severn or the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.
Schools and Groups
For groups of all ages a visit to Gloucester Waterways Museum is full of interest and enjoyment as well as learning.
Terms and Conditions
Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions at any given time. Information on this site is provided for your own personal use only and may not be used for commercial purposes or distributed commercially.

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