Museum of Sanctuary

As part of our strategic partnership with The Museum of English Rural Life (Museums Partnership Reading) we are proud to be working towards becoming a Museum of Sanctuary so that both our museums become places of welcome for Asylum Seekers and Refugees. In so doing, we are proud to endorse the City of Sanctuary charter, have pledged our commitment to Reading City of Sanctuary, and signed the national organisational pledge to City of Sanctuary. 

People have been coming to Reading to live and work for centuries. You can find out more in our Routes to Reading blog.


Existing projects:

Where Do We Go From Here? Audio Trail with Rank and File


Upcoming projects:

  • The Beginning with Rank and File


  • Colour Visions with Compass Recovery College


  • Mother Tongue

Thank you for your kind time. It was a lovely day at Reading Museum. My daughter and me loved and it enjoyed it very much

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So today was quite fun, I really enjoyed my time here. I would like it if we can make some sculptures from clay next time.

I will definitely come back and recommend it to by friends, 5 out of 5

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