The Canal Museum

The Canal Museum
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Address: The Canal Museum
Stoke Bruerne
nr Towcester
Northamptonshire
Postcode: NN12 7SE
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Indoors and Outdoors
Telephone: 01604 862229
Website: Click Here

Attraction Information:
Found in the heart of the beautiful village of Stoke Bruerne on the Grand Union Canal, The Canal Museum is a treasure trove of stories, films, collections and displays all about our waterways. The Canal Museum is housed in a historic corn mill, and provides a fascinating look at the history of Britain's canals.

With a wide range of exhibits and a free audio commentary to guide you as you explore, the museum is the key to understanding the rich waterway heritage of Stoke Bruerne and the Grand Union Canal.

Just a short walk north from the museum along the towpath to the mouth of Blisworth Tunnel and the woodland walk, or a stroll south down a flight of seven locks, you'll find the wildlife reserve in the former brickworks.

There are musical and theatrical events, and themed weekends all year round. Children can dress in traditional canal costume and there's a gift shop, picnic area and Waterside Café with views over the canal.