Become a Friend

Become a Friend to enjoy a year of inspiration, surprise and enjoyment at our wonderful independent Museum.

Whether you have a love of the river, the art it’s inspired, Henley or rowing, by becoming a Friend, you will receive some fantastic benefits, join a community of other like-minded enthusiasts and directly support our work.

Friends benefits include:

  • Unlimited free entry to the Museum and a 10% discount for your friends
  • Free access to our temporary exhibitions
  • 10% discount and priority booking on our talks, lectures and creative workshops
  • 10% discount in our café for you and your family
  • 10% discount in the Museum shop
  • Invitations to Friends only special views
  • Keeping up-to-date with Friends updates and news by email
  • Volunteering opportunities with our friendly team

Your contribution will help us to:

  • grow our learning programmes
  • develop and stage thought provoking new exhibitions,
  • acquire new items for the Museum
  • display and conserve our treasures

‘Friends are an essential part of the Museum’s future – enthusiastic supporters whose subscriptions make an invaluable contribution to our work’. Dr Sarah Posey, Director

It’s a real privilege and a pleasure to be a part of a like-minded group that supports our unique museum and the imagination and research that goes into educating and enthralling visitors from near and far. – Sara, current Friend of the museum

‘Wow, what a sublime exhibition! Such a calm and warm atmosphere in which to appreciate some amazing artistry and learn more about a great artist. Curating at its finest!’

‘My favourite small museum – current ‘member’

Ways to become a Friend

  1. Online click here to buy Friends membership
  2. Give the gift of becoming a Friend
    Please encourage others to join too! Why not make a gift of becoming a Friend of the River & Rowing Museum to those you love? You will receive a special Friends gift card and voucher available at the Welcome desk, in the Museum shop and on-line click here to buy Friends gift membership
    (The gift of becoming a Friend is valid for 12 months. The recipient should present their Friends gift voucher at the Welcome Desk at the River & Rowing Museum within 6 months. The voucher cannot be refunded, replaced if lost, or exchanged for a cash alternative).

For further information email