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May Half Term at the River & Rowing Museum


Type:Participatory Event

Mill Meadows, Henley On Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1BF

Tel: 01491 415600

May Half Term at the River & Rowing Museum


There are lots of fun things to see and do! Explore the galleries with our free backpacks, get creative with our activity trolley full of free colouring, crafts and Museum trails for all ages. Children can enjoy dressing up in replica Regatta costume or having a go at rowing on our Row Together interactive exhibit. Visit the Wind in the Willows gallery. The Wind in the Willows is brought to life with 3D models, theatrical lighting and music. 

Things to do… Make a cup of tea in Mr Toad’s caravan Press the buttons to watch the Weasels take over Toad Hall 
Things to see… Ratty, Toad and Badger having a picnic by the river Mr Badger snoring by the fire Mr Toad in prison and making his daring escape

Half term activities

Ribbons and Rainbows 28th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, £8.50, 4 – 7 yrs
Make simple kaleidoscopes with mirror card and create a colourful rainbow fish mobile, with inspiration from the summer rainbow in our Siberechts painting. 

Bags of Pattern 29th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, 12-16 yrs, £8.50
Use your imagination and fabric ink to block print a cotton bag with your own unique design inspired by the work of William Morris.

River of Wonder! 30th May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Take a creative imaginary journey down the River Thames and explore the natural world and stories that inspired William Morris.  Make your own fishing game and add wildlife designs to our collaborative giant wallpaper.  Discover the legends of King Arthur and make a mini character to tell your own tale.  Guess the mystery objects from Victorian times and draw a bookmark with illuminated letters. Free with admission

 Prehistoric Pots 31st May 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, 7-11 yrs, £8.50
Make a clay pot decorated with your own story inspired by ancient animals and patterns.

Booking essential please call 01491 415600 

Guide Prices

Free with admission
Workshop ticket £8.50


Map & Directions

Opening Times

May Half Term (28 May 2019 - 31 May 2019)

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