To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies

National Waterways Museum Gloucester

Add National Waterways Museum Gloucester to your Itinerary

Type:Museum

Llanthony Warehouse
Gloucester Docks
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1 2EH

Tel: +44 (0)1452 318200

Fax: +44 01452 318202

National Waterways Museum, Gloucester

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Concession£4.00 per ticket
Adult£5.00 per ticket
(5 and under)Free
(6-15 years)£3.60 per ticket
2 Adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children£13.50 per ticket
Canal Cruise Adult£6.00 per ticket
Canal Cruise Child£4.25 per ticket
Canal Cruise Concession£5.00 per ticket
Canal Cruise Family£17.00 per ticket

Gloucester Museums Pass
The Gloucester Museums Pass allows unlimited entry for 12 months into the City Museum, Folk Museum, Waterways Museum and the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum. Whether in Gloucester on a day trip or a resident of the city the pass is the most cost effective way to explore all of Gloucester’s central museums. An adult pass costs £10.00 and the family pass (2 adults and up to 3 children) costs only £10.00 per adult or £20.00 for a family pass. The Gloucester Museum Pass can be purchased at any of these museums as well as Gloucester Tourist Information Centre.

Facilities

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Pre-booked get discount, by discussion for parties over 200

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Enhanced audio facility on individual displays.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Indoor cafe with outside patio seats up to 60. Menus can be sent in advance

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 200
  • Min group size - 10
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Languages spoken

  • Spanish spoken

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road 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 Gloucester 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 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 Gloucester Waterway's Museum is just in front of you.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

Awards

  • Visit EnglandCode of Practice Code of Practice 2014

Opening Times

Summer Opening Times (8 Apr 2017 - 5 Nov 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00
Winter Opening Times (7 Nov 2017 - 24 Dec 2017)
DayTimes

What's Nearby

  1. Gloucester Leisure Cruises

    The Dunkirk ship Queen Bodicea II which makes the public journeys can also be hired for...

    0.02 miles away
  2. English Holiday Cruises


    Cruise the mighty River Severn through the Cotswolds Severn Vale. Unpack once & visit...

    0.05 miles away
  3. Historic Docks

    Collection of restored Victorian warehouses, with shops, museums, restaurants and cafe...

    0.1 miles away
  1. SUP Gloucester

    Stand-up paddleboarding in Gloucester Docks, canal and River Severn. We’ll take you...

    0.14 miles away
  2. Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

    The Museum displays the remarkable story of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire who have...

    0.19 miles away
  3. Llanthony Secunda Priory

    Ruined outer court of an Augustinian priory founded in 1136 by canons from Llanthony...

    0.22 miles away
  4. Blackfriars

    The best preserved medieval Dominican priory in Britain, built in the 13th century on the...

    0.24 miles away
  5. St. Mary de Crypt Church

    St. Mary de Crypt is a 15th Century Church in the centre of Gloucester. It is famous for...

    0.24 miles away
  6. Gloucester Quays

    Gloucester Quays

    0.24 miles away
  7. Greyfriars Priory

    Greyfriars is a Franciscan House which was founded in 1231. Is particularly of interest...

    0.3 miles away
  8. Gloucester Tourist Information Centre

    Gloucester Tourist Information Centre is a multi-award winning, friendly and...

    0.31 miles away
  9. St Michael's Tower

    St. Michael's Tower is home of Gloucester Civic Trust and ‘A tower of learning’ – a place...

    0.37 miles away
  10. Museum of Gloucester

    Museum of Gloucester is open again after a million pound renovation. Come and experience...

    0.37 miles away
  11. Gloucester Civic Trust Audio Tours

    Discover the History of the City of Gloucester at your own pace by doing one of four...

    0.37 miles away
  12. Gloucester Civic Trust Tour

    Walking tours of the City of Gloucester. Hear about many famous characters and their...

    0.37 miles away
  13. The New Gloucester Antiques Centre

    Gloucester Antiques Centre has over 11,000 square feet of floor space spread across three...

    0.38 miles away
Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles