26 May-31 Aug 2006. The River & Rowing Museum at Henley on Thames presents an exhibition of antiquities from the Thames Valley. People throughout the ages have found the Thames Valley a desirable place to settle, and this exhibition focuses on archaeological finds dating from the Stone Age to the Saxon era. Jewellery, weapons, domestic wares and tools fashioned from local materials are on display alongside luxury goods, glass, tableware and ornaments imported by traders from the Mediterranean and Europe. The University of Oxford Ashmolean Museum and Oxfordshire County Museums Service have loaned items for the exhibition. Admission 3.50, concessions 3, under 16s 2.50. Daily 10.00-17.30.
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Stone Age to Saxon Treasures.
The River & Rowing Museum is at Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames RG9 1BF. By bus an hourly service from Oxford X39. By boat Salters Steamers from Reading and Marlow will drop passengers at the museum. Tel. +44 (0)1491415600.