Special Ranges in the MERL Shop

Choose from a large selection of cards, gifts and products for all ages, whether it’s a little something for the children, or a souvenir to remember your visit by!

The MERL Makers Craft Showcase

‘The MERL Makers’ case features a changing display of handmade and affordable products inspired by the Museum and its collections, from a range of local and regional artists.

If you are interested in finding out more about how to exhibit and sell your work, please contact us atĀ merlevents@reading.ac.uk

Online store

A small range of products is currently available in The MERLĀ online store.

Campus card

University of Reading staff and students can now use Campus Cards to make payments in our gift shop.
A discount of 10% is offered to University of Reading students and MERL volunteers.

Card and Contactless payments only

Please note that from 8th September 2020 (when the Museum reopens following the COVID-related closure) we will no longer be accepting cash payments. This is to reduce the risk of spreading the virus through the handling of cash, and is in line with other outlets at the University of Reading.

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All purchases in the MERL Shop help support the museum’s activities and programmes.