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OPEN until 4 October. Our major new exhibition in the Sir John Madejski Art Gallery, Thames Stories draws objects from the Museum’s important art and archaeology collections to tell tales and answer questions about the River Thames.
Has the...
OPEN until 4 October. Our major new exhibition in the Sir John Madejski Art Gallery, Thames Stories draws objects from the Museum’s important art and archaeology collections to tell tales and answer questions about the River Thames. Has the...

EXTENDED by popular demand until 13 September. Telling the story of the significant contribution made by Indian soldiers during the First World War, this community exhibition features rare historic photos and archives. 
The result of a herit...
EXTENDED by popular demand until 13 September. Telling the story of the significant contribution made by Indian soldiers during the First World War, this community exhibition features rare historic photos and archives. The result of a herit...

Book your Christmas Party now!

Book your Christmas Party now!

Why not book your Christmas party here at Reading Museum and Town Hall? Our fantastic historic building and central location make us an ideal choice. This year we are again delighted to offer our Christmas Party Package alongside our usual buffet and dinner menus, including a welcome drink on arrival, a DJ, and a late night snack at the end of the evening.


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Latest News

Object of the Month: Cuneiform Tablet

Our object of the month for August is a Cuneiform Tablet. Made of clay the Cuneiform inscribed on it is one of earliest known writing systems which originated in the Middle East between the late fourth millennium BC and first century AD.

RDG Giant Letters at Reading Museum!

Drop in to see the giant ‘R D G’ letters have been touring Reading town centre week and are on display at Reading Museum for two weeks from Friday 21 August until to Sunday 6 September.

Summer Fun at Reading Museum

Join us for lots of creative fun over the holidays including our ever popular 'Teddy Bears' Picnic' in the Forbury and our other outdoor sessions 'Summer Masks' and 'Reading Museum Festival Headdresses'. Don't forget to book now for our brilliant 'Assistant Curators' sessions!

Fire Safety at Riverside Museum!

On Friday 31 July at 10am fireman/photographer Darran Gough invites you to join him and the Caversham Fire Crew, complete with their fire engine, to learn about fire safety, see the engine and talk with the firemen about their jobs. Meet outside the Turbine House, and have a look at the exhibition afterwards!

Reading Museum Renews Investing in Volunteers Accreditation

Reading Museum is delighted to announce that it has successfully renewed the National Council of Voluntary Organisation’s Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard.


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