Rowing Gallery

Experience the history of rowing from the ancient Greeks to the modern Olympic Games. See boats of all shapes and sizes in this awe-inspiring space.

Things to do…

  • See if you can Row Together
  • Take a seat in a Greek Trireme
  • Try out your technique on our indoor rower
  • Check out the size of Sir Matthew Pinsent’s shoes in the 2000 Olympic boat!

Things to see…

  • The boat Sir Steve Redgrave won his fifth Olympic gold medal in at the Sydney Games
  • Olympic torches and gold medals
  • The boat that won the first Boat Race
  • The exciting story of Extreme Rowing, with amazing film footage