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Museum and Town Hall entrance (image - Rob Walker)
Reading Museum & Town Hall is well known for its landmark building in the centre of Reading and is part of Reading Borough Council's cultural services. The Museum has Full Accreditation status from Arts Council England.
Reading Museum has been providing award-winning opportunities for learning, inspiration and enjoyment since 1883 and provides hands-on learning services with a national reputation for innovation and excellence. The Museum & Town Hall’s period rooms and galleries provide a thriving venue for conferences, exhibitions and weddings. The Concert Hall is an important venue for classical music and comedy events.
The Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock tells the history of Reading’s rivers and hosts community art exhibitions in the summer.
Our Statement of Purpose and Aims
Reading Museum & Town Hall celebrates Reading’s heritage by:
1. innovatively engaging with our local communities
2. providing acclaimed opportunities for object-based learning, inspiration and enjoyment
3. caring for and improving access to our important collections and heritage sites
4. developing enterprising catering, event and retail income opportunities
Date updated: 20 Apr 2016
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Reading's Cultural and Heritage Strategy
Reading: cultural place, business space, living base - a creative place to live and work