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The drowning of William Adelin in the White Ship disaster led to the building of Reading Abbey and ultimately to anarchy in England.
Reading Museum and The MERL worked with Kala the Arts, an Odissi Dance organisation, together with schools in Reading on a project of hope!
Learn about Museum on Wheels, one of the outreach programmes offered by our team!
Discover the remarkable story of the virtuoso black American artist Paul Robeson, and how we are marking his legacy in Reading.
Read about several of the women collectors who donated objects and collections to Reading Museum.
We pay tribute to the wonderful potter Alan Caiger-Smith, who passed away this year, and his legacy in Reading.
Explore the history of the Oxford Road, one of Reading’s most cosmopolitan neighbourhoods.
Delve into the 900 year history of Reading's Forbury Gardens connecting the town with its royal abbey.
What's it like to be an archaeologist? Join our collections assistant Sam and find out!