I have lived in Reading for years without visiting the museum so decided to go finally. It's a lovely place, surprisingly big but with fantastically interesting exhibits. Great... read more
The Museum of English Rural Life at the University of Reading houses the...
The Museum of English Rural Life at the University of Reading houses the most comprehensive national collection of objects, books and archives relating to the history of food, farming and the countryside.
The museum galleries and garden are currently closed until early 2016 for a Heritage Lottery funded redevelopment project.
The gift shop, staircase hall and library and archives reading room are still open (Monday 10am to 5pm and Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm)