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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

Object of the Month: Roman openwork roundel

Our object of the month for May is a Roman openwork roundel from a military baldric. It is on permanent display at Reading Museum alongside the highlights from numerous excavations at Roman Silchester.

Join us this May Half Term!

Come along to the Museum this half term to see our new exhibition On Track and take part in our fun Railway themed activities. We also have a fantastic biscuit decorating drop in on Tuesday and don't forget to book now for our all day Victorian Sculptor session.

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!


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