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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...

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.


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Latest News

Putting History on the Map for Schools

Reading’s unique full-size copy of the Bayeux Tapestry has been put on a new UK map for the British Museum’s ‘Teaching History with 100 Objects’. The Museum's learning team offers schools an interactive Bayeux session that explores Saxon and Norman Britain using the Tapestry

Object of the Month: Nazi Dagger from the Thames

Our object of the month for April is this German dagger, one of many objects that have been found in the Thames and form the basis of our new exhibition Thames Stories, alongside artworks inspired by the Thames.

What's on this Easter at Reading Museum

Don't miss our great range of family friendly activities this Easter! We have lots of fun activities on offer, including Crazy Spring Headdresses, our Huntley & Palmers Easter Biscuit Bake Off and our Victorian Schoolroom Experience (suitable for all the family). Our major new exhibition is also open, 'Thames Stories: Art and Archaeology'.

#MuseumWeek

23 March to 29 March is #MuseumWeek on Twitter. Museums across the world are asking their visitors to take part and we want you to get involved as well.

Object of the Month: Huntley & Palmers FA Cup tin

Last time Reading FC reached the semi-finals of the FA Cup was in the 1926-7 season. To celebrate the Royals equalling this record, our object of the month for March is this 1926 Huntley & Palmers FA Cup biscuit tin.


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