Museum Exhibitions

What’s On -

Special Exhibition: Christopher Hall Retrospective

6 June – 1 July 2018. Looking at the life and work of the highly respected local artist Entry to West Berkshire Museum is free, but donations are most welcomed. Wednesday...

Special Exhibition: Newbury Camera Club

4 - 29 July 2018. A selection of new work from Newbury Camera Club. Entry to West Berkshire Museum is free, but donations are most welcomed. Wednesday - Sunday 10am...

Burghfield Library: Pop-up archaeology exhibition

1 June - 30 July 2018. A pop-up exhibition showcasing the parish’s archaeology and local history. The exhibition is being created by West Berkshire Heritage - a service provided by West...

Special Exhibition: Yattendon

1 - 26 August 2018. The parish and its history as explored by its youngest residents from the local primary school. Entry to West Berkshire Museum is free, but donations are...

Special Exhibition: 70 Years A Showman

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: 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: From Marazion to Marakesh

5 - 30 September 2018. An exhibition of atmospheric and evocative paintings from local artist Kevin Scully Entry to West Berkshire Museum is free, but donations are most welcomed. Wednesday -...

Special Exhibition: Greenham – War and Peace

Runs until December 2018. 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: 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...

Special Exhibition: How We Remember

3 October 2018 – 23 June 2019 | Personal Histories from World War One  Commemorating the centenary of the end of World War One, this exhibition focuses on the histories...

Special Exhibition: The Way We Were in West Berkshire

16 January  – 30 September 2019. A collaborative exhibition with the Newbury and Thatcham Past and Present Facebook group using objects and photographs from the museum collection to collect memories...

Special Exhibition: Connections and Collections

Opens 10 April 2019. From the earliest inhabitants who brought coins and tools from the continent to high speed connections by train and telephone, objects from the collection are brought...