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Reading Museum, Reading - Address, Phone Number

Address: The Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH, England

Phone: +44-1189373400

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

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The Reading museum is accommodated with the Reading Town Hall and is a privately run museum. It opened to public in 1883 with the help of a local collector by the name Horatio Bland. Since then it grew to include more collections and galleries. Today it includes everything from the history of the people and places to artefacts to archaeological archives and many more.

Some of it best collections are:

  • Huntley & Palmers who were Reading’s famous biscuit makers.
  • Victorian Paintings
  • Legacy of Valour describing the contribution of Indian soldiers in WWI.
  • Stories of Thames
  • The Bayeux Gallery which is the only copy of the famous Bayeux tapestry in UK.

There’s also a concert hall attached to the museum where weddings and other events can be organized.

How To reach Reading Museum by Public Transport

  • Nearest bus stop: Blagrave street (STOP EP), Lines: 1, 2, 2a, 28c

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