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In these pages you can browse through online exhibitions, as you might browse an exhibition in a gallery.  Each of our online galleries has story boards with further information, and display cases full of interesting exhibits.

Explore Berkshire's history, and tell us what you think.

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

Biographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison

Small Objects of Power

An Exhibition about Medieval Seals

Enemies of the State

Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

For the Welfare of the Insane Poor

A History of Fair Mile Hospital 1870-2003

Inside Victorian Broadmoor

Stories from England's first Criminal Lunatic Asylum

The Berkshire County Council Portrait Collection

The Great and the Good from County Government

This Great Energy

Charter 750: History of Reading Exhibition 2003

A Spontaneous Effusion of Love

Queen Elizabeth II: Golden Jubilee Exhibition 2002

 

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Latest Galleries

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol

Oscar Wilde and Reading Gaol
Biographies of Wilde and Berkshire's Victorian prison

Small Objects of Power

Small Objects of Power
An Exhibition about Medieval Seals

Enemies of the State

Enemies of the State
Irish Patriots in Reading Gaol

The Berkshire Echo

The Berkshire Echo 80
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