Visit us

Visit Us

The Museum is now fully open, following a major redevelopment, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Free Admission

The Museum of English Rural Life

University of Reading

Redlands Road

Reading

RG1 5EX

Plan my visit

Medieval Caxton Leaf Display

From May 10th 2017 To June 16th 2017 | Usual Museum opening times, plus Mondays.

Booking Details

Details

From May 10th 2017
To June 16th 2017
Time Usual Museum opening times, plus Mondays.
Cost Free

Location

The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX
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See the incredibly rare page printed by William Caxton that was recently discovered at the University of Reading's Special Collections.

The exhibition tells the story of how this page survived, and how it resurfaced in the John and Griselda Lewis Collection.

What's on

The Hogarth Press at 100

  • From June 12th 2017 To August 31st 2017
  • Usual museum opening times
  • Free

Summer holidays at The MERL

  • From July 22nd 2017 To September 3rd 2017
  • Usual museum opening times (Closed Mondays)
  • Free admission

Extended Hours Night: Meet the artist

  • July 27th 2017
  • 5-9pm
  • Free

Drop-in