West Berkshire Museum

West Berkshire Museum
The Wharf
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 5AS
England

Website

www.westberkshiremuseum.org.uk

E-mail

museum@westberks.gov.uk

Telephone

01635 519562 (direct) 42400 (general)

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The Museum is closed for refurbishment so that we can concentrate on sorting, packing and moving the collections before redevelopment of the Museum and restoration of its historic buildings.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

The Museum is closed for refurbishment so that we can concentrate on sorting, packing and moving the collections before redevelopment of the Museum and restoration of its historic buildings.

Admission charges

N/A

Additional info

The Museum is closed for refurbishment so that we can concentrate on sorting, packing and moving the collections before redevelopment of the Museum and restoration of its historic buildings.

We hope to provide a programme of outreach activities and events during refurbishment. Please see website for details.

The Museum's Collections cover a range of subjects including:
· Archaeology
· Books
· Costume & Accessories
· Ephemera (eg programmes, certificates)
· Fine and Decorative Art
· Geology
· Maps
· Natural History
· Numismatics (coins and medals)
· Photographs
· Rural Life
· Social History
· Trade & Industry.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Photography, Natural Sciences, Inland Waterways, Industry, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives, Archaeology, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • The Museum will be closed for refurbishment from 1st October 2010 so that we can concentrate on sorting, packing and moving the collections before redevelopment of the Museum and restoration of its historic buildings. It will not be possible to provide access to any of the collections.