Blake's Lock Museum (Reading) Reviews
Description:Reading's commercial, industrial and waterways history of the 19th and early 20th centuries. It features the Reading ... more
Newest Review: ... to the right. Park near the Museum. Don’t leave your car in the Retail Park near to Ronnie McD’s. There are some vigilant parking attendants who will shop you if they think you are going to leave your car there and wander in Reading town centre. Tip – if you want to do that – park in front of Staples! Reading charge £1 per hour car parking and a brisk walk through ... more
Customer Blake's Lock Museum (Reading) Reviews (1)
by - written on 26/03/01, updated on 26/03/01 (Very useful, 1206 readings)
For those who regularly read my stuff, Dooyoo gives me the opportunity to share one of my long-term interests – history. I studied the Tudors and Stuarts at school when I was 13. I then carried on with ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels in Social and Economic History before coming to the conclusion that there wasn’t a decent career to be had in history and so I switched to computing. To me, history can be bought alive and to the attention of joe public in museums. Reading has 3 of them. One can be found in the Old Town Hall (please feel free to read and rate my opinion on it), another – the Museum of Rural English Life can be located in ... Read the complete review
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