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Jump on board for this incredible journey through an extraordinary story, told with stunning imagery and must-see exhibits. The railway has been at the heart of Reading life since 1840 when the first passenger train left for London, pulled by a st...
Jump on board for this incredible journey through an extraordinary story, told with stunning imagery and must-see exhibits. The railway has been at the heart of Reading life since 1840 when the first passenger train left for London, pulled by a st...

Book Your Wedding Here!

Book Your Wedding Here!

Reading Museum & Town Hall has three splendid, historic rooms licensed for weddings. Why not consider us as a unique venue for your wedding or civil partnership? We are conveniently situated in Reading town centre, close to a variety of hotels and public transport. We offer a range of packages including reception bar, wedding breakfast buffet or dinner which can be tailored to meet your needs. Contact us now to discuss options.


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Latest News

Object of the Month: Photograph of Palmer Senior Girls' School

Now September is here, this means two things: Back to School and Great British Bake Off! This month’s object is a photograph of Palmer Senior Girls’ School showing girls in a cookery lesson.

Abbey Tours Online!

Our Abbey Quarter tours for Heritage Open Days 2016 were fully booked, you can get a taste online of what to see and discover.

Object of the Month: Reading Festival flyer,1971

August's object of the month is a flyer from the first Reading Festival in 1971.

Grant for Reading's museums to work together

The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL) and Reading Museum have been awarded £237,500 by Arts Council England to join forces on a new digital engagement project to bring collections and communities together.

Object of the Month: Reading Abbey pilgrim badge

July’s object of the month is this fantastic Reading Abbey pilgrim badge found in Reading by a metal detectorist in 2015.


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The Town Hall
Blagrave Street
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 1QH

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