University of Reading Museums and Special Collections

If you are coming to Reading for Object Lesson and Nature Tables you may wish to know about University of Reading Museums and Special Collections !

University of Reading is home to some outstanding collections of exceptional research value, and some of them are open to the public during the conference and the day before. Please visit the websites for more information.

Cole Museum of Zoology (open to the public Monday–Friday 9.30–4.30pm)
Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (During University vacation times, the Museum will be normally open only on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9.00 am-4.30 pm)
University of Reading Herbarium
Harris Garden, Arboretum and Living Botany Collections
Geology Collections
Lettering, Printing and GraphicDesign Collections, including the Rickards Collections of Ephemera, the Neurath Isotype Collection, and the Non-Latin Typeface Collection
The Museum of English Rural Life (currently closed for redevelopment)
The Archive of British Printing and Publishing (archival deposit; available through the Special Collections Reading Room)
The Samuel Beckett Archive (archival deposit available through the Special Collections Reading Room)
Fine Art Collections (currently undergoing cataloguing)