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From: 05 Apr 2016 To: 09 Jul 2016

The Journeys and Stories exhibition is the result of a collaboration between Reading Museum, The Elizabeth Fry Charity, Thames Valley Partnership and MERL (Museum of English Rural Life). Artists Christine Wilkinson and Carla Conte worked alongside...

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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...

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One day event: 26 May 2016

What: 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. Who: All ages When: 12.00pm - 4.00pm, on Thursdays How Much: Free, ...

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One day event: 28 May 2016

What: All aboard for this action-packed fun day for families. See demonstrations of students’ practical work and find out about recent engineering feats on Reading’s railways. The day will include fascinating talks by railway heritage...

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One day event: 28 May 2016

What: Enjoy a guided tour of the famous full-size facsimile Tapestry – no need to book. Every Saturday in the Bayeux Gallery. Who: All ages When: 2.15pm - 3pm, on Saturdays How Much: Suggested donation £2, drop in

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One day event: 28 May 2016

What: 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 ...

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One day event: 31 May 2016

What: Budding chefs can decorate our homemade biscuits in this hands-on activity. Design a special paper plate & wrapping to take them home. Who: Ages 5+, Families When: 1-hour sessions starting at 10am, 11.15am, 1pm & 2.15pm How Muc...

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One day event: 31 May 2016

What: Meet a Victorian schoolteacher and re-learn the ‘3Rs’. A 45-minute experience for adults and children over 5 in our unique Victorian classroom. Who: Adults and children over 5 When: 11.30am, 1.15pm & 2.30pm How Much: ...

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One day event: 01 Jun 2016

What: Make a friendly bendy, stretchy train to take away in these fun craft sessions. Who: Families, half-hour sessions When: 10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm How Much: 50p, pay on the day, drop in* *Our drop-ins are very popular...

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One day event: 01 Jun 2016

What: Enjoy a story using objects from our collection. Every Wednesday in the Green Space or Window Gallery. Who: Under 5s When: 10.30am - 11.30am, on Wednesdays How Much: Free, just drop in

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