Explore the depth of the MERL archive, library and object collections.

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Visiting MERL

The museum galleries are closed for redevelopment, but our gift our shop and reading room are still open

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Museum Studies

Find out about undergraduate Museum Studies courses at the University of Reading

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What's on

Althougth the galleries are closed, we still have a programme of displays, seminars, and family events.

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Research and Projects

Find out about research and projects using the MERL collections.

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About us 

Find out about MERL, our mission and history, including details of how you can support us and volunteer with us.

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Galleries & garden now closed for redevelopment

The reading room and gift shop are still open. For details of opening times click here...


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