Reading Museum

Reading Museum has eleven galleries displaying a fascinating collection of objects and an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions.

The family-friendly galleries are accessible to all. Help your child to explore the Museum using our trails, worksheets, picture bingo and handling bags. Palmers Cafe and the museum shop are on the ground floor of the museum.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 11am to 4pm

Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays
Closed from Christmas Day to New Year's Day, and closed on Easter Sunday

Admission is FREE


How to find Reading Museum.

The Museum & Town Hall is in the centre of Reading. The main entrance is via sliding glass doors on Blagrave Street, a two minute walk from the Reading train station and main bus stops.

If you are coming by car, from the M4 Junction 10 follow the A329M towards the A4 and town centre. From M4 Junction 11 follow the A33 towards the town centre and from M4 Junction 12 follow the A4 to the town centre. The Museum does not have its own car park but there are two disabled parking spaces at the front of the building and public car parks are available nearby at Garrard Street and Queen’s Road. Alternatively use park and ride buses to the centre of Reading. The postcode is RG1 1QH

Please visit the Reading Museum Website.

Please visit the Reading Museum Website





Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015