From January to March 2022, our gallery lighting on the second floor of the museum is being updated with a new energy-efficient system.

During this time, some areas of the galleries will be closed whilst the work is carried out. We hope you will understand and bear with us while this essential work is completed. 

Dates of specific gallery closures, January to March 2022

  • Jan 10th - Jan 19th: Atrium and Silchester Annex closed for lighting upgrade.
  • Jan 19th - Feb 4th: Art Gallery closed for lighting upgrade.
  • Feb 5th - Feb 18th: Art Gallery closed for installation of our upcoming exhibition celebrating 150 years of Reading Football Club, opening from 19th February.
  • Feb 28th - March 4th: Green Space closed for lighting upgrade.

All other galleries will be open as usual.

If you would like to visit a specific gallery and are not sure if it will be available, please reach out to our team via our contact us page before your visit. We will be very happy to help.