• Reading Public Museum
    Open 11a-5p Daily Admission
  • Neag Planetarium
    Show Schedule Admission
  • Arboretum
    Open everyday from sunrise to sunset


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In-Person Student & Group Tours at The Museum


Group Tour Inquiry Form
Click the link above to fill out the Field Trip & Group Tour Inquiry Form for an Education Staff Member to reach out to you.

The Reading Public Museum is pleased to offer an exciting variety of programming for groups of all ages, sizes, and abilities. Guests have the opportunity to see objects, ask questions, and actively engage in their learning.  All of our learner-driven visits take and exciting multi-disciplinary approach, linking concepts in art, culture, science, and history. We can help tailor a visit specific for your group based on any of our special exhibits, permanent collections, Planetarium, or Arboretum. 

Quick Facts

• Group visits are available daily between 9am and 7pm with advance reservation

• All group visits are led by highly trained Museum Educators

• All group visits are tailored to fit your groups needs and interests

• A visit to The Museum building is recommended to last 1 - 2 hours

• All planetarium visits are 1 hour in length

• Museum memberships, discount coupons, and passes are not valid for group visits

• All school group visits are inquiry based and support national and state academic standards and goals

• The average length of a school group visit to The Museum and Planetarium is 4 hours including time to eat lunch

• Lunch locations for packed lunches are available

In addition to our permanant galleries, we are currently booking tours for these special exhibitions:
*Childrens exhibitions


Summer 2022
Real Bodies: The Exhibition
The Occult: Demons, Devils, and Witches
William Baziotes: Mid-Century Modern

Fall 2022
Da Vinci: The Exhibition
American Adventure: 1607
Indigenous Identities: Portraits of Native Amerians in the Civil War Era   

Spring 2023
Mission Aerospace: An aMAZEing Adventure
To the Moon! Snoopy Soars with NASA 



Groups with 10 or more guests who reserve in advance are eligible for the special discounted rates:

** Reading School District Groups please call for pricing. 

For questions or more information contact: Wendy Koller at wendy.koller@readingpublicmuseum.org or call 610.371.5850 x 223 OR
Click here to fill out the Field Trip & Group Tour Inquiry Form for more information



Let The Museum come to you this year!  The Reading Public Museum is offering FOUR NEW educational opportunities for schools for the 2020/2021 school year. Each program has been designed by our Education Department to help supplement the classroom experience when your calss can't come to The Museum. These programs are specifically designed for elementary school classrooms and can be used for individual classes or entire grades. Each program is custom tailored to the individual classroom or grades needs.

Click to learn more about the different programs below:

Traveling Trunk (teacher led)

Museum Collection Site Visit (taught by Museum Educators)

Hands-On Workshops (led by Museum Educator and includes hands-on activity)

Virtual Field Trips at home or classroom! (gallery tours and choose from live zoom or video based)

For questions about any program, please contact Wendy at 610.371.5850 x223 or email wendy.koller@readingpublicmuseum.org.


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We will schedule the time of your visit to fit your group’s needs.


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