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On 4 August 1914 Britain declared war on Germany. Our exhibition marks the centenary of the First World War’s outbreak, and will be a focal point for our town to explore how war throughout history has shaped Reading’s character.
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On 4 August 1914 Britain declared war on Germany. Our exhibition marks the centenary of the First World War’s outbreak, and will be a focal point for our town to explore how war throughout history has shaped Reading’s character. ...

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

Reading at War Exhibition Opens

The Reading at War exhibition in the Sir John Madejski Art Gallery was opened on 5 April by the Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire. The exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

What's on this Easter

Our Easter activities are inspired by our latest exhibition Reading at War as well as seasonal Easter craft.

More Museum Job Opportunities

We have two exciting temporary opportunities to join our collection and learning team delivering hands-on learning experiences both at the Museum and in our local communities.

New 1960s Memory Boxes created

Two new Memory Boxes have been put together for use in local care homes and sheltered housing and will be used by health care professionals working with older people.

Object of the Month: The consecration of the Abbey church, 1164

This month is the 850th anniversary of the consecration of Reading Abbey by Archbishop Thomas Becket. Our object of the month is a painting of this occasion. The painting was one of ten commissioned in 1909 by Dr Jamieson Boyd Hurry, a local doctor with an interest in Reading Abbey.


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