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Take a virtual journey through highlights in our ongoing exhibition: ‘ANIMAL: World Art Journeys’.
Learn about the animals that were revered and sacred in Ancient Egypt.
2020 marks Florence Nightingale's 200th birthday. We explore her enormous influence on nursing in Victorian Reading.
Earlier this year, we visited the oldest Roman villa in England. Learn about what we found!
Did you know that a network of hidden waterways flows silently beneath Reading? Discover the ancient history of the town's rivers and streams.
What brought the earliest people to Reading, and what might life have been like for them?
Reading Station opened in 1840 and this year we are celebrating its 180th birthday.
Discover the story of Reading's gasholders, iconic landmarks on the skyline for over 100 years, particularly from Newtown and the railway.
Join Professor Anne Lawrence-Mathers from the University of Reading and discover how Christmas was celebrated in medieval Reading!