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This list of museums in Berkshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Type Summary
Basildon Park BasildonParkFassade.jpg Basildon Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 18th century Georgian mansion, gardens, park
Berkshire Medical Heritage Centre Royal Berkshire Hospital 3.jpg Reading Medical In the 1881 built laundry building of the Royal Berkshire Hospital
Cole Museum of Zoology Cole Museum of Zoology Elephant Skeleton.JPG Reading Natural history Part of the University of Reading, complete tour of the diversity of the animal kingdom
Eton College Natural History Museum Etoncoll natural History mus.jpg Eton Natural history Part of Eton College, mounted animals, fossils, fish
Frogmore House Frogmore House, Windsor Great Park - - 265497.jpg Windsor Historic house Royal country residence
Look Out Discovery Centre Bracknell Science website, hands-on science and nature exhibits
Maidenhead Heritage Centre Maidenhead Heritage Centre - - 1987436.jpg Maidenhead Local Local history, culture
Museum of Berkshire Aviation Berkshire Museum of Aviation - - 66219.jpg Woodley Aviation Locally-made aircraft
Museum of English Rural Life Entrance to the Museum of English Rural Life - - 2132121.jpg Reading Agriculture Part of the University of Reading, rural history, crafts, farming
Museum of Eton Life Eton Education Part of Eton College, school history, traditions and graduates
Museum of Reading Reading Town Hall - geograph - 398062.jpg Reading Multiple Local history, culture, art, Roman artifacts
Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock.jpg Reading Multiple Turbine machinery, gypsy life, art, mill wheel
Shaw House Shaw House, Berkshire 05.jpg Shaw Historic house Elizabethan grand house with five unfurnished rooms, exhibits about the house
Slough Museum Slough Local Local history, culture
South Hill Park Arts Centre Birch Hill Art
Stanley Spencer Gallery StanleySpencerMuseum.JPG Cookham Art Works by English painter Sir Stanley Spencer
Thames Valley Police Museum Thames Valley Police Training.JPG Sulhamstead Law enforcement Open by appointment
Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology Reading Archaeology Part of the University of Reading, Greek and Etruscan ceramics and terracottas, Egyptian artifacts
West Berkshire Museum The Granary, Wharf Street, Newbury (1).jpg Newbury Local Local history, culture
Windsor and Royal Borough Museum Guildhall, Windsor, Inglaterra, 2014-08-12, DD 15.JPG Windsor Local Local history, culture, formerly the Royal Borough Museum Collection
Windsor Castle Towers at Windsor Castle. - - 137729.jpg Windsor Historic house One of the official residences of the British monarch, includes significant art collection
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