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The Museum has now reopened, following a major redevelopment, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Free Admission

The Museum of English Rural Life

University of Reading

Redlands Road



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Upcoming Events

Teachers' Panel Launch

  • November 2nd 2016
  • 4pm to 6pm
  • Free

To register your interest in taking part, please e-mail Phillippa Heath at by midday on Friday, 28th October. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Friday Fledglings

  • November 4th 2016
  • 10-11.30am
  • £3 per child (includes drink and snack)

No need to book

The MERL Annual Lecture: Visions of Rural England

  • December 1st 2016
  • 7.15pm (doors open 6.45pm)
  • Free

Book online via Eventbrite