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Very interesting and made better by the information and personal experiences of the guides (all retired doctors, nurses and health workers). Worth visiting! Only open on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month from 2pm to 4.30pm
Open only every second Sunday, the museum is free. It is housed in the old laundry and has a beautiful wooden roof structure. All manner of medical implements and items are displayed and explained by the knowledgeable volunteers. Kids particularly will be interested in the...More
Great place lots of interesting things there well worth going and taking the family.
A bit awkward with the renovations that has been happening but does not change the fact the there is great things to see
Currently it is very difficult to access the abbey ruins as there is scaffolding all around while the walls are being strengthened. It is worth a visit but is a little hard to find and many who visit Reading have no idea the abbey is...More
Excellent museum crammed full of interesting exhibits many of them specifically connected to the Royal Berkshire Hospital. I have visited this museum 4 times and always find lots of items that I have been missed previously. Well worth visiting.
Tucked away in a basement at the Royal Berks, the little museum was surprisingly interesting. The exhibits tell the story of the Royal Berks Hospital and shed a light on the development of medical treatment and equipment since the 19 th century. Looking at some...More
*Please note that the museum is only open on the FIRST and THIRD Sundays of each month, 2pm-4.30pm. There is a separate entrance in the corner of the car park off London Road, and it is a level below the main building.
We visited on...More