Zoological specimens are arranged in taxonomic sequence and show the diversity of the animal kingdom.
Highlights include complete skeletons of an elephant, whale, python and giant spider crab.
Tel. 0118 378 7083. Admission free.
Open M-F 0930-1630.
www.reading.ac.uk/colemuseum There are buses to the Museum from Reading.
Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology 1½ miles
One of the largest collections of Greek ceramics in Britain, plus some Egyptian antiquities.
Tel. 0118 378 6990. Admission free.
Open TWTh (M-F during University terms) 0900-1630.
www.reading.ac.uk/ure There are buses to the Museum from Reading.