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Reading Public Museum, Reading

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Specialty Museum Museum
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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TripAdvisor
  • We didn't go inside, so the review is for outside only. Loved the walking trails and beautiful flowers and trees. I loved that the trees were labeled so we could identify them easily. Saw a lot of jog...  more »
  • We visited the museum on Saturday before Memorial Day. The day was overcast, so we walked through most of the arboretum before heading into the museum. Everything was gorgeous! The gardens are well ma...  more »
  • Attend numerous exhibits and events at the museum. Beautiful gardens, creek, and walking paths. Planetarium is phenomenal for a small city venue.  more »
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  • I was very impressed with the quality of their pieces. There were things dated to 450 B.C. The display with Nephrina was especially interesting. You almost felt as though you knew her before you left. The fact that she had fractured her hip and that medication had been applied externally to ease her pain helped to tell her story. For a small museum I found it to be top notch!
  • The grounds are fantastic and great for walking your dogs or exercising. The exhibits are also good, it's a small museum and they have a cool gift shop.
  • Always like going to the museum. They do have special events there so the exhibit does change from time to time ..the grounds of the museum are kept very nice and it's a great place just to take a walk
  • I love to walk to grounds here, its calm and clean. The museum building it self is rather large. They have great exbits time to time for kids and adults. Its a great place to have a simple family day out on a nice weather day.
  • Lovely area. Great collections. Friendly staff.