September 12, 2014: "One Tank Trip" to see Marilyn!
WFMZ-TV's Karin Mallett recently stopped by to shoot her "One Tank Trip" segment at our current "Marilyn: Celebrating an American Legend" exhibition. Take a look!


September 18, 2014: History Happy Hour This Thursday
This Thursday, Sept. 18, 5:30-7 p.m., come out on "Thirsty Thursdays" for "History Happy Hour" at the Reading Public Museum. Relax and unwind as you learn about Rare Museum Collections while socializing with friends and sipping on special beverages and tasting some of the area's best dishes.

Call 610-371-5850 x233 to reserve your spot for this event. Minimum participation of 20 paid participants. Must be 21 years or older to attend.

$10 for Members
$25 for Non-Members

Featured Objects: Patriotic and Military pieces
Featured Restaurant: ViVA
Featured Drink: Manhattans


September 19, 2014: Kids' Night Out This Friday!
Parents, enjoy a night out on the town while your children explore The Museum after dark! Children will have an awesome time exploring the galleries, creating art, playing games, and much more. Come in your pajamas for this fun night out. Pizza dinner and an evening snack included. For children ages 6-12.

Cost: $20 for Members – $15 for each sibling // $30 for Non-Members – $25 for each sibling.
Registration is required by September 8, 2014.

Event Time: 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


September 16, 2014: Photos from "Night at The Museum" now online!
Over 200 photos are now posted on our Flickr Web site, ready for your viewing (and to download, if you like what you see). Thanks to Roxanne Richardson (and her husband, Chuck) of Enchanted Acres Photography for the great shots! Plus, we've added a few from our staff. You can check them out at