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Hand-picked top 3 places to visit in Reading, UK. 50-Point Inspection includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!

READING MUSEUM

Since 1883

Museum, Events, Activities, Tourist Attraction, Exhibitions, Archaeology Collections, Art Collections, History Collections, Natural History Collections, World Collections, Concerts, Permanent Galleries, Cafe, Shop, Access, Family Programs, Group Visits, School Visits & Events

Free Admission - They have almost 500,000 accessioned objects of archaeology, art, natural history, social history and world cultures - Provide award-winning opportunities for learning, inspiration and enjoyment

curator@readingmuseum.org.uk

readingmuseum.org.uk

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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sun & Mon Closed

The Town Hall, Blagrave Street, Reading RG1 1QH

THE MUSEUM OF ENGLISH RURAL LIFE

Since 1951

Museum, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays, Family Programs, Reading Room, Group Visits, Refreshments, Garden, Learning Programs, Family Learning Programs, Students Programs, Groups Programs, Schools Programs, Communities Programs, Events & Shop

Free Admission - The museum looks after 22,000 objects dating from the last 200 years - It is designed by Sir Alfred Waterhouse - The location was formerly known as East Thorpe House and then St. Andrews Hall

merl@reading.ac.uk

reading.ac.uk/themerl

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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Last Thu of the month 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Sat & Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon Closed

University of Reading, Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5EX

COLE MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY

Since 2004

Museum, Exhibitions, Collections, Displays, Events, Programs, Group Bookings, Learning Programs, School Parties, Educational Tours, Virtual Tour & Shop

The collection was established in the early 20th century by Francis J. Cole (Professor of Zoology), Dr Nellie B. Eales (who catalogued the collection) and Mr Stoneman - It contains some 3500 specimens of which about 400 are on display at any one time

colemuseum@reading.ac.uk

reading.ac.uk/colemuseum

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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Sat & Sun Closed

University of Reading, Reading RG6 6UA