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Jump on board for this incredible journey through an extraordinary story, told with stunning imagery and must-see exhibits. The railway has been at the heart of Reading life since 1840 when the first passenger train left for London, pulled by a st...
Jump on board for this incredible journey through an extraordinary story, told with stunning imagery and must-see exhibits. The railway has been at the heart of Reading life since 1840 when the first passenger train left for London, pulled by a st...

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

Christmas at Reading Museum

There is a sprinkling of glitter and snow in the air this Christmas at Reading Museum, with a chance to meet the ‘real’ Father Christmas, create some wonderful LEGO® baubles, make free paper craft and enjoy 10% off in the Museum Shop.

Object of the Month: Belgian Refugee Plaque

November is a time of remembrance and so this month's object is a plaque presented to the people of Reading by the Belgian refugees given shelter here during the First World War.

Bee research at Reading Museum

Last week we welcomed a researcher to study bumblebees in the collection, which we hope will support legislation to help protect them - a great use of our historic insect collections!

Object of the Month: Lesser Horseshoe Bat

As it’s Halloween, our October object of the month is this lesser horseshoe bat specimen from the school loans collection. Bats have a 'creepy' reputation but are any of the myths true? Read on…

October Half Term at Reading Museum!

Don't miss our special Monday opening. Join us this half term for some brilliant seasonal activities for families. Lots to see and do throughout the week!


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Blagrave Street
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