Friends of The Canal Museum


Join Us


Become a Friend of The Canal Museum at Stoke Bruerne and be part of a special group supporting the work of the museum through volunteer effort and fundraising.


Whatever your interest and ability your museum needs you to help to preserve our waterways heritage for all to enjoy.


There are a number of opportunities for volunteering at the Museum including curatorial and educational duties, helping out with the Museum's boat Sculptor and organising regular events.


We would also be delighted to welcome you as a non-active member.


Members receive a quarterly newsletter by e-mail (or copy by post if you are not on-line), invites to regular meetings and special events and a discount in the Museum Cafe.


Annual Membership Rates (due on 1st April each year)


Individuals £15

Joint/Partners £20

Families £20

Students/Senior Citizens (over 60)/Concessions £10

Joint Concessions £15

Juniors (under 16) £5

Life Member £250

Corporate Members £50


For all enquiries please e-mail our Membership Secretary


Volunteer Opportunity


We currently have a vacancy for a Talks Organiser. Could you help book speakers to give talks at the Museum during the winter months and help set up the room? If so, please contact a Council member using the e-mail links provided here.

If you have a problem with downloads - please e-mail our Membership Secretary here

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A range of promotional clothing with the embroidered logo of the Friends of the Canal Museum affixed is available for purchase in a wide range of colours. Please note that black is reserved for the use of Council members on official duties only. Your boat name can also be added if desired.


Please contact us for more details and current prices.