Admission and opening times


Admission to the Museum is free, but donations are always welcome.

Clock Tower, London Road, University of Reading

Opening times*

The Museum:

  • 9am to 5pm, Tuesday to Friday
  • 2pm to 4.30pm, Saturday and Sunday

The Reading Room:

  • Monday, 10am to 5pm (restricted service)
  • Tuesday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Notice: Graduation parties, 9-11th July, 2014
As a University museum we are delighted to be able to host graduation day parties for students and their families celebrating the occasion. The Museum, exhibitions and reading room will be open as usual throughout the week, but our garden will be very busy, and not quite the usual peaceful haven for visitors! Our car park is not used by graduation visitors but there will be no over-flow parking available on the adjacent Acacia Road, and the entrance is likely to be busy. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any queries, please call 0118 378 8660 or email 

  • Note: The Museum and reading room are closed on Bank Holidays, between Christmas and New Year, at Easter and on University closure dates.  


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