The Reading Public Museum

Feed your imagination!

Journey from art to science, from culture to culture, from this world to outer space. All in one unique location.

Discover a wonderful collection of Pennsylvania German folk art, come face-to-face with Nefrina, an Egyptian mummy, stroll a beautiful 25-acre Arboretum or see billions of stars at the Reading Public Museum’s digitally enhanced Planetarium!

The Natural Science galleries are filled with collections of insects, birds and dinosaur fossils. The Ancient Civilizations galleries feature treasures from ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt. The newly renovated Latin American Gallery explores Ritual Arts and Sacred Rites. Painting and sculpture galleries include works by Degas, Rodin, and masters of the European Renaissance. Additional galleries include North American Indian, Pacific Islands, Asian, Armor, and African.