Museum Exhibitions

What’s On -

Special Exhibition: Paper, People and Print

Opens 1 November 2017.  Paper making has a long history in West Berkshire, starting from small mills making paper to large factories in the 20th century like Reeds, later Fields...

Special Exhibition: Cabinets of Curiosity

Runs until 31 December 2017. Taking inspiration from the long history of ‘Cabinets of Curiosity’, we have gathered together our own collection of strange and wonderful things from the collection....

Special Exhibition: Greenham – Tracks Across the Common

Opens 27 September 2017. Celebrating the history of Greenham Common to coincide with Greenham Common Trust’s 20th anniversary since the former RAF airbase was returned to nature. This exhibition looks...

Special Exhibition: Crime and Punishment

May 2017 - May 2018. A history of crime in West Berkshire with illustrated accounts of crime and punishment from the Martyrs of Newbury to the last use of stocks...

Special Exhibition: Still Digging up the Past

Opens Wednesday 2 May 2018. Berkshire Archaeology Research Group celebrates 60 years of revealing West Berkshire's fascinating history. From excavations and fieldwalking to geophysical surveys and testpits – come and...

Special Exhibition: The Greatest Show on Earth

30 May 2018 - 2 September 2018 An exhibition to coincide with the UK's celebration of 250 years of circus. Looking at the history and traditions of circus culture and...

Special Exhibition: Hoards

Opens January 24th 2018. Bringing together for the first time, over 11 hoards from all over West Berkshire.  A chance to see buried treasure from prehistory to the medieval period, ranging...

Special Exhibition: Food Stories

Opens Wednesday 12 September 2018. This community exhibition tells of West Berkshire’s food history as well as family recipes and food traditions, which are often tied to a cultural or religious...