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Sophie Clarke, Finds Officer at Wessex Archaeology talks about her recent work on the Old Windsor cataloguing project at the Reading Museum
Reading’s first mention in the history books was in AD 870-71 when the Vikings built a camp at Reading, resisting attacks by the King of Wessex....
Learn about the life of Caroline Herschel (1750-1848), one of Berkshire’s most significant residents.
Find out about how archaeologists investigated the Roman public bath house at Silchester in the 1800s and again in 2018.
Catherine, one of our newer session leaders, tells us why she enjoys teaching the Museum's 'Royals in Reading' session in the Abbey Ruins.
Fancy being a talkative Tudor, a loitering laundress or even King Henry himself? We're on the hunt for new historical interpreter volunteers.
Changes at the Museum are an opportunity to develop our popular Bayeux Tapestry schools session.
King Henry I was buried in front of the High Altar at Reading Abbey on 3 January 1136. However, the story starts a month earlier in Normandy.