Reading Public Museum, Reading

4.5
#3 of 12 in Things to do in Reading
Hours of Operation:

Daily: 11 am to 5 pm

Holidays:

The Museum and Planetarium are closed on President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Museum Admission:

Adults (18-64): $10

Seniors (65+)/Children/Students w/ID: $6

Members and Children 3 and under: Free

Planetarium Star Show Admission (per show):

Adults (18-64): $8

Seniors (65+)/Children/Students w/ID: $6

Members and Children 3 and under: Free

Planetarium Music Show Admission (per show):

Adults (18-64): $8

Seniors (65+)/Children/Students w/ID: $6

Members and Children 3 and under: Free
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  • It's a very beautiful place to go to you can go n just sit there n watch the ducks n listen to the birds you can always go there in the museum's.it has very interesting stuff to see and can learn thin...  more »
  • I took my grandsons to the museum when they had the Dinosaur exhibit. They LOVED it! While we were there, we toured the entire building.........they were fascinated by the exhibits and asked a lot of ...  more »
  • The exhibits are always changing. The collection is a mix of the current and permanent collection. Sometimes, the displays are interactive. There is a little bit of this and a little bit of that. The ...  more »
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  • It is a very nice place to come and learn. There is always something for everyone. They have hands-on kids exibits, to any kind of painting you can think of! This is a small spot you might want to enjoy .It is not worth a 2 hour drive to come and see,but if you are close by you should consider it .
  • This is an amazing museum! It has such a great variety of items and wonderful displays! They also bring in fun touring displays! Outside the museum has a great walking trail filled with beautiful flowers!
  • Great cultural treasure. Reading museum is one of the must visit places if you are visiting Berks county. From the outdoor park with gardens and free standing art work to the inside exhibits, there's something for almost everyone. They have rotating children's exhibits, an Egyptian mummy, natural history, and various period pieces. Be sure to check the events too. Its not a big museum so you can visit and not spend all day there.
  • Beautiful art, very clean space, perfect place for photography, walking or just observing beautiful work. Landscaping has been on point every time I have been here.
  • Went for a very cool Ninja Turtles exhibit & will be back. Has a great planetarium.

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