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LAST CHANCE TO SEE - ENDS SATURDAY. An exhibition of the very best of our twentieth century landscape paintings as well as a chance to see the huge Reading Tapestries by John Piper. 

The exhibition includes thirty paintings by some of the best-...
LAST CHANCE TO SEE - ENDS SATURDAY. An exhibition of the very best of our twentieth century landscape paintings as well as a chance to see the huge Reading Tapestries by John Piper. The exhibition includes thirty paintings by some of the best-...

Book Your Wedding Here!

Book Your Wedding Here!

Reading Museum & Town Hall has three splendid, historic rooms licensed for weddings. Why not consider us as a unique venue for your wedding or civil partnership? We are conveniently situated in Reading town centre, close to a variety of hotels and public transport. We offer a range of packages including reception bar, wedding breakfast buffet or dinner which can be tailored to meet your needs. Contact us now to discuss options.


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Latest News

Object of the Month: Small Tortoiseshell butterfly

Spring is in the air, so our object of the month for April is a butterfly you might start to see in gardens and on roadsides.

Journeys and Stories Art Project exhibition open

The final outcome of Journeys and Stories, a project using the skills of artists and museum curators to enable residents and staff at the Elizabeth Fry hostel to tell their stories through creative activity, is our Community Case display opened on 5 April.

Easter Holiday Activities at the Museum

A great selection of fun activities for all age groups this Easter from our Eggy Bingo Trail to the Huntley and Palmers Easter Biscuit Bake Off!

Object of the Month:  Double Edged Viking Sword

To commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings the object of the month is a Viking sword from the Thames Water Collection.

The Great Art Quest gets underway!

The Great Art Quest 2016 has begun for children from three Reading schools, Moorlands Primary, Coley Primary and Palmer Academy at the museum.


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