Reading Museum reopened on Tuesday 18th May, there is no need to book.

The Riverside Museum is still closed, but we are planning to open for Heritage Open Days in September 2021.

Reading Museum Opening Hours

Tuesday to Friday : 10am - 4pm

Saturday : 10am to 5pm

​Admission is free, but we ask visitors for a suggested donation of £5 towards their visit.

Closed: Sundays, Bank Holidays

Closed: Mondays

Closed: Easter Bank Holiday weekend (including Good Friday), and from Christmas Eve to New Year's Day.

Please be aware we have a lot of school groups using our galleries in term-time weekdays between 10am and 2.15pm, so if you wish to see a particularly gallery it may be advisable to visit outside these times or contact us in advance. The galleries are generally quieter after 2.30pm.

View more information about how to get here, galleries, cafe, shop, schools, group visits and access

Riverside Museum Opening Hours

Riverside Museum is currently Closed, but we are planning to open for Heritage Open Days in September 2021.

April to September: Open daily 10am - 6pm

​Admission is Free

Closed: October to March

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