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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...
One day event: 30 Aug 2016
Make a brilliant pirate hat, follow our pirate map around the Museum and then collect your chocolate coin treasure!
Ages 5+, Families
1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm
£3, pay on th...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 31 Aug 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
One day event: 01 Sep 2016
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
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
One day event: 03 Sep 2016
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
Reading Museum Gallery Tour
Join one of our trained volunteers for an introductory tour to the galleries. Our volunteers will offer a personal insight into the Museum’s collection.
Each tour guide offers a different tour and will pick out items that fascinate ...
One day event: 07 Sep 2016
Archaeological Finds Surgery
One day event: 08 Sep 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.
Heritage Open Days - Reading Abbey Quarter Tours
One day event: 09 Sep 2016
These tours are an opportunity to learn more about the history of the Abbey Quarter, the former precinct of Reading Abbey, a nationally important historic site. Visitors will be able to enter the Abbey Ruins, which is currently closed for a...
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