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On Track: Reading’s Railways, Past, Present and Future
From: 21 May 2016 To: 14 Jan 2017
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...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 07 Dec 2016
Enjoy a story using objects from our collection. Every Wednesday in the Green Space or Window Gallery.
10.30am - 11.30am, on Wednesdays
Free, just drop in
Archaeological Finds Surgery
One day event: 08 Dec 2016
Bring in your local archaeological finds to be identified and recorded by East Berkshire Finds Liaison Officer David Williams. Find out more about the Portable Antiquities Scheme and how it is adding to our knowledge of the past.
Visitors can discover more about the collections, or ask for help in identifying interesting objects (NB no valuations can be given). Every Thursday, in the Box Room.
12.00pm - 4.00pm, on Thursdays
Father Christmas’ Victorian Winter Grotto
One day event: 10 Dec 2016
Can you hear his reindeer coming? Step back into Christmases past in these special Saturday events and make a traditional decoration for your home. Compose a letter then present it to Father Christmas and receive a special gift befo...
Build in a Bauble: Christmas LEGO® Brick Workshops
This event has sold out - but we still have spaces available in our Father Christmas' Winter Grotto sessions!
Watch our for more LEGO® Brick Workshops in February half Term and in the Easter holidays 2017.
Reading Museum Gallery Tour
Join one of our trained volunteers for an introductory tour to the galleries.
Our volunteers begin the tour with an update on the Abbey Quarter project; find out about the exciting plans to transform Reading’s Abbey precinct into a u...
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
Enjoy a guided tour of the famous full-size facsimile Tapestry – no need to book. Every Saturday in the Bayeux Gallery.
2.15pm - 3pm, on Saturdays
Suggested donation £2, drop in
One day event: 14 Dec 2016
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