Our Museum shop is dressed ready for Christmas. We have bespoke Reading products and work by local artists and makers. Don't miss our seasonal range of cards, advent calendars and stocking fillers. We have delicious mead inspired by our Reading Abbey project, Huntley and Palmers biscuits and locally sourced honey! New in are British made alphabet, animal & wrapped soaps. Don't forget to shop online: http://www.readingmuseum.org.uk/your-visit/reading-museum-shop

Our opening hours are 10am - 4pm Tuesday to Saturday. Don't forget we are open on Saturday 23 December.



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Join us for festive craft throughout the festive season!
Free, drop in*

Saturday 9 & Saturday 16 December                                                            
Build in a Bauble: Christmas LEGO® Brick Workshop  NOW SOLD OUT
Another chance to become a LEGO® VIP if you missed our Halloween sessions. Work alongside our talented locally-based international LEGO® Brick Expert Kevin Hall in these brilliant Christmas building sessions. Create your own mini Christmas models to fit inside a bauble - something truly unusual for the tree. Book now to avoid disappointment! (Please note that you will be creating a different Christmas model to the one shown in the picture.)
Ages 5+, 45-minute sessions starting at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm
£16 per person (includes bauble), booking essential (please see our website or call 0118 937 3400)

LEGO and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of the LEGO Group, which does not sponsor, authorise or endorse this event. ©2016 the LEGO Group.

Saturday 9 & Saturday 16 December                                                            
Father Christmas' Victorian Winter Grotto SPACES STILL AVAILABLE
Can you hear his sleigh bells? Step back into Christmases past in this special Saturday event and make a traditional decoration for your home. Compose a letter then present it to Father Christmas and receive a special gift before you leave. A magical experience for those that still believe! Our visitors absolutely loved our authentic version last year.
Families, half-hour sessions 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3.15pm
£5 per person, booking essential (please see our website or call 0118 937 3400)

The Museum will close at 4pm on 23 December and will then remain closed throughout the Christmas period. We will reopen on 2 January 2018.