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HALF TERM HOLIDAYS AT THE MERL

COME AND VISIT THE MUSEUM AND ENJOY ACTIVITIES IN THE GALLERIES AND GARDEN
February 19 - February 27

Details

Start:
February 19
End:
February 27
Time:
Usual opening times
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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Two girls walking in The MERL galleries

VISIT THE MUSEUM THIS FEBRUARY HALF TERM FOR TRAILS, ACTIVITY PACKS, OBJECT EXPLORATION SESSIONS AND MORE

*Please note that following Storm Eunice on Friday 18th February, The MERL garden will be closed this weekend until it can be assessed for damage by our Estates team on Monday morning.

REFRESHMENTS

Enjoy a selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks from our cafe.

You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the garden. Picnic benches are available or bring a picnic mat and sit on the lovely, big lawn!

OPENING TIMES

PARKING

Please note that the museum’s car park can fill up quickly at busy times. Parking is also available in the University car park on Acacia Road, adjacent to the museum. Please collect a permit from reception on arrival if parking in Acacia Road car park.

Please visit our Getting Here page for more details.

Families love The MERL

We are delighted to announce that we are a finalist in the Berkshire Little Ankle Biters Awards 2022! If you love visiting The MERL, please vote for us before 11th March!

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The MERL won the award for Best Museum for families in the 2019 and 2021 Little Ankle Biters Berkshire Awards!

Thank you to all our visitors who voted for us and for your ongoing support.