Welcome to the pages of the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust’s Museum.
These pages will give you some insight into the way the Kennet and Avon Canal was planned, built and worked during its 200 year history.
The museum is now open
Visit our Trust museum at Devizes Wharf for more exciting articles, displays and exhibits.
Open (from February 2015) 10am – 4pm Monday-Friday in Winter and all week in Summer
Last entry is one hour before closing.
- Planning the Canal – The Need and Alternative Routes
- Building the Canal
- Building Methods – Boats and Barges
- Working the Canal – Cargoes
- Wharves – Ancillary Trades – Decline of the Canal
If you have something you would like to contribute to the Canal Archives, please call us on 01380 739393 on Tuesdays 10am – 4pm or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org