Reading Public Museum, Reading

4.5
The Reading Public Museum, in West Reading, Pennsylvania, has displays featuring science and civilizations, a planetarium and a 25-acre (100,000 m2) arboretum. It also offers educational programs for families, adults and children.

Galleries feature an eclectic variety from art, armor, and artifacts of world civilizations, to natural history and the cultures of Native Americans and Pennsylvania Germans.
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4.6
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  • This museum is a pleasant surprise. It is enough to see and take in without being overwhelmed. Jeff at the counter was super friendly and welcoming. The animals section was fascinating as well as the....  more »
  • There is something for everyone. I enjoyed the special exhibit on costumes from the movies. Paintings were from local artists as well as very established artists. A big surprise was the extensive...  more »
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  • Considering the area I think they did what they could with the area. The park area around the museum is very nice. Great place to go and walk next to the river. The museum itself is a great place. We went when they had the Thomas the Train exhibit. It was really nice what they did for the kids and all the things there was to do. That was the first time in a long time that I was there and I had forgot about all the stuff they had in the museum. I had a good time walking around the museum and looking at everything. I would recommend coming here for any event.
  • This is a very nice and clean public art park and arboretum. There are a lot of sculptures and I took a picture of all the ones I saw. This park is dogfriendly and there were little dogs taking walks with I was there with my 2 little ones. There was a wedding reception there and another bride, groom, and wedding party and friends and family... Taking wedding photos. My favorite part is that the trail is paved and it is along the creek.

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