West Berkshire Museum Newbury
PLEASE NOTE CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT following grant funding
Address: The Wharf Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5AS, England (map) +44 01635 30511
Nearby the Market Place, the museum is Housed in the Grade 1 listed 17th Cloth Hall and the Grade 2C listed Granary. These wonderful buildings are full of objects from the surrounding area.
Collections are varied and include
- Social History
- Fine and Decorative Art
- Costume & Jewellery
- Civil War and local trades.
- Balloning has been a well supported leisure pursuit in the area for some years and the museum houses a display from the British Balloning Museum and library to highlight the local pioneers of hot air ballooning.