|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|2 Adults, 2 Children||£17.00 per ticket|
|Adult||£6.00 per ticket|
|Child (4 - 16)||£4.25 per ticket|
|Concession||£5.00 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Experience the fascination of our waterways at first hand on one of our 45-minute long trips along the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal. Find out all about the history of the Gloucester Sharpness Canal while relaxing on-board the Queen Boadicea II.
Longer themed cruises are also available throughout the year. Please check with the Waterways Museum for up date schedules.
- Groups Accepted
- Outdoor Attraction
Parking & Transport
- On site parking
- Parking (charge)
- Family Fun
- Marketed towards families
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
Map & Directions
From the North: Get off the M5 at Junction 11, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A40 (signposted Gloucester/Cirencester). At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the 4th exit (signposted Ross). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 and then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A430 (Kingsholm Road). At the traffic lights turn left onto Black Dog Way and follow the road (past the Train Station on your left and then Asda on your left). At the next set of traffic lights continue forward (Trier Way). Continue forward at the next set of traffic lights and then stay in the right hand lane (you will see Gloucester Park on your right). At the cross roads turn right into Southgate Street. At the next set of lights turn left into Llanthony Road. Turn right into the car park. The Waterways Museum is just on your left as you drive in to the car park.
From the South: Get off the M5 at Junction 12, at the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4008. At the Cross Keys Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A38. At the next roundabout continue forward. At the traffic lights continue forward (stay in the left hand lane, signposted Ross) onto the A430, Secunda Way. Continue forward on this by pass until you come to a roundabout, stay in the right hand lane and take the 2nd exit (on to Hempstead Lane). At the traffic lights turn right onto St. Ann Way. Continue forward at the next 2 sets of lights and then turn left into Southgate Street. At the next set of lights turn left into Llanthony Road. Turn right into the car park. The Waterways Museum is just on your left as you drive in to the car park.
Public Transport Directions
Approximately a 10/15 minute walk from Gloucester Bus and Train Station. From the Train Station, cross Bruton Way and walk in to the Bus Station. Walk through the Bus Station and out on to Station Road. Continue forward in to Clarence Street and turn right at the end in to Eastgate Street. At the end of Eastgate Street you will be at 'the Cross' (where the four main 'gate' streets meet). Turn left into Southgate Street, walk past the Tourist Information Centre on the right and continue down Southgate Street past Kimbrose Triangle. Take the next right in to the main Docks entrance, and then the next left. Walk through the car park and the Waterway's Museum is just in front of you.
|Daily Trips (1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)|
* Trips run every weekend at 1:30pm April - October and every day during the school holidays (subject to change).
Other times during high season may be available but we advise you to call The National Waterways Museum on +44 (0)1452 318200 before your visit.