National Waterways Museum, Gloucester

Based in Gloucester Docks and housed within a Grade II listed grain warehouse, the National Waterways Museum, Gloucester, showcases the rich history of the River Severn, the Sharpness Canal and the role the docks and surrounding local waterways played in transporting goods to the industrial midlands.

Offering fun and interactive exhibits, the museum also gives guests the chance to get on the water and enjoy a 45-minute boat trip along the Gloucester and the Sharpness Canal, aboard the Queen Boadicea II.

There are picnic benches to enjoy a bite to eat outside in the sunshine while watching the boats go by, as well as a tea room serving a variety of tasty treats.

Plus, visitors can even use their ticket for up to 12 months after its purchase, allowing history enthusiasts and boat-mad families to return to the museum as many times as they like within this period.

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