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Reading Museum

Blagrave Street, Reading, BERKSHIRE, RG1 1QH
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Reading Museum is welcoming visitors once again. Find out about their new health and safety measures, how to book and what to expect during your visit here.

Explore ten galleries of historic and artistic objects in Reading’s Victorian Town Hall. Discover archaeology from Roman Silchester and Reading Abbey, view vintage Huntley & Palmers biscuit tins, explore our famous Victorian copy of the Bayeux Tapestry, and don’t miss changing exhibitions in the Art Gallery. Take a look in our shop, or relax in the cafe.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Admission free - Adult ticketFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M4. Take A33 north. At retail park roundabout take 2nd exit towards A329. Continue to Queens Road junction, turn left, past prison, left at roundabout, across next roundabout, left into Blagrave Street. Nearest car park at station.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Reading. From the station (back exit-Rail Air coaches point) turn left up Blagrave Street. We are in the town hall complex, through the glass double doors. Opposite O Neills Pub.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Sound booths, thermoform boards, audio guide, braille and large text.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering - Cafe/bar with full tariff, providing hot and cold meals and refreshment.

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 35
  • Min group size - 10
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020

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