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NOW OPEN. The first retrospective of this important artist and much-loved local man. An illustrator, teacher and novelist, Allen Seaby (1867–1953) is well known for his bird and animal paintings. However, with increasing interest in early tw...
NOW OPEN. The first retrospective of this important artist and much-loved local man. An illustrator, teacher and novelist, Allen Seaby (1867–1953) is well known for his bird and animal paintings. However, with increasing interest in early tw...

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

October Half Term Fun

Don't miss our fun family-friendly half term activities including our popular Night at the Museum sleepover. We are also open on Monday for our annual Big Draw event. There are a wide range of drop-in events including making Flapping Barn Owls, Floating Ghouls and our Victorian schoolroom experience!

Boundless Museum installation under way

The Boundless Museum art installation is now under construction, with the Sir John Madejski Art Gallery being turned into something reflecting the workings of the mind of artist Jon Lockhart. Don't miss the launch celebration on Saturday!

Object of the Month: Collier family photograph album

September's object of the month is a family photograph album chosen by intern Rachael. Rachael has been working at the Museum on a 12-week placement and her main role has been studying the Forfeitt collection, a group of historic world objects gathered by foreign missionaries in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Reading’s Bayeux Tapestry in British Museum Project

The British Museum has included Reading Museum’s Bayeux Tapestry replica in an exciting online project called ‘Teaching History with 100 Objects’.

Object of the Month: Reading Festival Ale

Excitement is building for nearly 90,000 music-lovers preparing to descend on Reading for the annual Reading Festival. To celebrate, our object of the month for August is a commemorative bottle of ale from 1971, the first year it was held in Reading.


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