Looking for free sessions?

We regularly schedule free opportunities for schools.

We will be planning a few free sessions for schools this year. Please be sure to sign up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about the session. 


Previous offers have included:

Victorian Christmas - Free Virtual Session -  December 2023

Let's celebrate a Victorian Christmas together!

You are all invited to the free broadcast of our popular Victorian Christmas Virtual Session. We will spend an hour together learning about the Christmas Traditions of Victorian times: we ill listen to a carol, explore a Victorian Christmas Tree, discover the first Christmas Card and eve open a cracker!!

The broadcast will not be recorded.

Please note: we hope that lots of classes will join us so this session will not be as fully interactive as our normal online sessions, but you will be able to join in via the chat function on Teams.


Roman Britain - Free Virtual Session 2023

This free broadcast of our Roman Britain Virtual Session was exclusively offered as a big thank you to teachers who shared their comments on our plans for a new Silchester Gallery with us by completing this simple survey online. 

The broadcast was not be recorded.


Black History - Free Virtual Session - October 2023

After the great success of the event in 2022, Reading Museum will once again offered a free broadcast of the Black History Virtual Session during Black History Month 2023.