Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, Reading

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The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology contains one of the most important collections of Greek antiquities in the United Kingdom. The Museum forms part of the Department of Classics at the University of Reading and is situated on the university's Whiteknights Campus, about 2 miles (3.2 km) from the centre of the English town of Reading, Berkshire. The museum is open to the public Tuesday to Friday (closed Fridays out-of-term) and there is no admission charge.
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  • Went to the museum for an "Awesome Archaeology" workshop with my 7-year-old which lasted two hours - it included a talk about what archaeologists are, a mini "excavation", artefacts handling (the...  more »
  • This is a very small museum, just one room and not worth a special visit unless you have a particular interest in Greek Archaeology. However if combined with the two other university Museums, Zoology....  more »
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  • Extremely nice collection, well-curated, and right next to the offices of some nice and helpful postgrads. I would definitely recommend stopping in if you're in Reading!
  • Very small museum but nice collection..

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