Friends of Rowing

If you love rowing, want to help celebrate achievements in the sport and help to preserve its history, join the Friends of Rowing.

The acclaimed Schwarzenbach International Rowing gallery is the first of its kind dedicated to the sport of rowing. It showcases the evolution and history of the sport, from the triremes of Ancient Greece through to the dedication of today’s Olympic gold medal rowers. Please help us to safeguard this international space for future generations.

Benefits of joining the Friends of Rowing include:

  • Free year round admission.
  • Exclusive members events, such as an evening at Waterman’s Hall, London.
  • Informal, engaging talks from leading figures in the rowing world.
  • Invitation to the annual Regatta Overseas Crews reception.
  • Invitations to private views and new exhibitions.
  • Access to our extraordinary library of books and archives.
  • Inclusion on the Friends of Rowing acknowledgement board in the main Museum foyer as well as in the Rowing Gallery.

Categories of membership and corresponding levels of donation

Full member: £250

Associate member: £125

We are always looking for the support from new members and would ask anyone interested to contact: or call 01491 415600

Friends of Rowing, River & Rowing Museum Mill Meadows Henley on Thames RG9 1BF