The reading room is open Tuesday to Friday, from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Booking is required.
Find further information and book your visit on the reading room page.
University closure days
The MERL (including, shop, café, garden and reading room) is closed on bank holidays and on some University of Reading closures days at Christmas and Easter.
Please contact us if you have any queries about closure dates. For all the latest updates, follow us on social media.
For updates on our response to COVID-19, please check The MERL’s COVID updates blog.