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

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Visiting MERL

All the information you need to help you plan your visit to MERL. Explore our shop

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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

Find out about our exhibitions, seminars, workshops 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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