West Berkshire Museum, Newbury

3.7
#11 of 15 in Museums in Berkshire
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West Berkshire Museum Reviews
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  • June 25, 2017
    A free museum which is always good news. The exhibitions seem to be regularly updated. The staff are consistently friendly, and the little on site cafe area is very good.  more »
  • June 9, 2017
    The Museum offers a good overview of the history of West Berkshire. Starts with a video overview of different landscapes. Then come prehistoric finds and you slowly approaches the modern. Are collection pieces of a curiosity cabinet, another focus of the police and crime-fighting. At the end, one settles into the cosy coffee. Very much recommended for a small museum. Admission free (donations appreciated). Parking lot (the cast) compared to.
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  • May 2, 2017
    I was really impressed with the museum on a recent visit. I hadn't been for many years and remembered it as a bit dark and fusty. Now it's light, bright and really well curated. They had a great video...  more »
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  • Looks good after the revamp and plenty to see. Recommended.
  • Historic building very bright and spacious with important local history
  • 'And they have escaped' Nocturn dance installation 6-10 July. Evocative, interactive and thought provoking.
  • Fascinating museum
  • Excellent new displays on show.

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