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Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Fantastic kids activities

Went to the museum for an "Awesome Archaeology" workshop with my 7-year-old which lasted two hours... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
CountessofCake
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Reading, United Kingdom
Don't miss this museum.

Tucked away at the end of a corridor within Reading University you will find the Ure Museum of... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
26sarah1980
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Andover, United Kingdom
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23 Apr 2017
“Fantastic kids activities”
18 Nov 2016
“Great if combined with the other university Museums”
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

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 most tense 10 minutes of my life as my son was given a 2,000-year...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

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 museum and museum of English rural life then it makes for...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Tucked away at the end of a corridor within Reading University you will find the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology. Housing the 4th largest collection of ancient Greek pottery in Britain, this is much more than an assemblage of dusty pots. The museum is named...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Charlotte W, Education Officer at Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for such a lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Ure Museum!

Reviewed 27 January 2016

This was my second time on a school trip to the Ure Museum, it's very small, perfect for a couple of hours in the morning with lots of activities for children in the museum (which is really only one small-ish room, but packed with artefacts...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Charlotte W, Education Officer at Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you for your lovely review of the Ure Museum. I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit and the school session. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

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