The Ure Museum will be closed on Monday 2nd May
as it is a bank holiday. We will return to normal term time opening hours on
Tuesday 3rd May.
Out of Term time:
University vacation times, the Museum will be normally open only on
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and
9.00 am-4.30 pm and for our special events.
firstname.lastname@example.org or ring us on
0118 378 6990 for up to date opening times.
Term Opening Hours:
During term time the Ure Museum is normally open weekdays 9.00 am to 4.30 pm. Admission to the museum is
free. As the museum is also used for educational activities visitors may
find themselves sharing the space with a class. See our
Events page for forthcoming
Getting to the Museum
The Museum is based in the centre of the
University of Reading, Whiteknights campus, on the ground floor of the
Humanities and Social Sciences (HumSS) building, in the Department of
Classics, room 38. HumSS is shown on the map below.
Enter the University Campus off the A327 Shinfield Road, onto
Queens's Drive (the turning with the University Sports Centre on the
corner). See our exact location on on
Sat nav postcode for Shinfield Road
entrance: RG6 6UR
Please be aware that
visitors wishing to park on the campus must call
0118 378 6990 or email
at least 48 in advance so that we can arrange
parking permits. It is not possible to park on
between 8am and 5pm without
The university does have
very good bus links from the town centre, but please
for more information on getting to Whiteknights
Reading Buses routes 9,
20, 21 and 21a and Thames Travel
route 144 provide regular bus service from Reading station.
© University of Reading
The Ure Museum, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH
File last modified: 28 Apr 2016