The Friends exist to create a greater awareness of Reading Museum, and to promote the importance of the Museum’s collections and their presentation to the community.

We raise funds for the purchase of artworks and artefacts and support activities which would not otherwise be possible.

You can get involved by:

As part of your membership you will:

  • Receive invitations to private views
  • Get a 10% discount at the Museum Café and shop
  • Behind the scene tours and curator talks
  • Be able to attend social events including the popular monthly coffee morning

Interested in joining?

Email us or write to us at:

Friends of Reading Museum
c/o Reading Museum
Town Hall
Blagrave Street

You can also connect with the Friends of Reading Museum on Facebook

Young Friends

If you are between 8 and 12 years old and interested in history and Reading Museum why not join the Young Friends Group? For details please contact the Friends as above. 

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