Access Statement

Introduction

The River & Rowing Museum permanent exhibition galleries and collections relate to the history of the the River Thames, the sport of rowing, Henley on Thames and The Wind in the Willows

Temporary exhibitions are programmed to develop public appreciation of the visual arts and to further our ambitions as an educational charity.

The Museum is located in Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, just a few minutes level access from Henley on Thames Railway Station. The Museum has its own 100 space car park with plentiful parking for visitors with mobility impairments. Use of the car park is free for Museum goers.

The Museum is accessible for wheelchair users with ramps into the building from the car park at the rear or from the river-side. There is level access once inside the building to the Reception Desk, and a lift to the first floor.

Pre-Arrival

Contacting the Museum

Fax: 01491 415601
Email: musem@rrm.co.uk

Our website: www.rrm.co.uk.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

The Museum is located in Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, just a few minutes level access from Henley on Thames Railway Station. The Museum has its own 100 space car park with plentiful parking for visitors with mobility impairments. Use of the car park is free for Museum goers.

Buses:
Rail stations: Henley on Thames

To support your visit, a wheelchair is available for visitor use. Please ask at the Reception Desk.

Induction loops: An induction loop system is fitted at the Reception Desk

Magnifiers are available on request. Please ask at the Reception Desk.

Assistance dogs are welcome, and water bowls are available on request from the Reception Desk.

Main Entrance, Reception & Ticketing Area

The Reception Desk provides your first contact with our staff, who will be able to assist you in your visit. The Reception desk is fitted with an Induction Loop. Seats are available in the reception area and in the galleries. All of our galleries are fully accessible by wheelchair. The lift to the first floor is just by the reception desk

In the case of an evacuation

In the case of an evacuation the need to leave the building will be signalled by audio sounders, flashing lights, and a voice over system. Staff will specifically seek out any visitors who need assistance, and give them extra support in leaving the building.

Public WCs

All toilets, including accessible toilets, and baby changing facilities are on the ground floor. The first available toilets are to be found next to the Reception desk as you enter the Museum.

Cafe

The Café is accessible directly from the entrance to the Museum on the Ground floor.

Shop

The Museum Shop is accessible directly from the entrance to the Museum on the Ground floor.

Contact Information

Address: River & Rowing Museum, Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames RG9 1BF

Telephone: +44 (0)1491 415600

Fax: +44 (0) 1491 415601

Email: musem@rrm.co.uk

Website: www.rrm.co.uk

Hours of operation:

Monday to Sunday 10am – 5pm (last admission 30 minutes before closing).