• Reading Public Museum
    Open 11a-5p Daily Admission
  • Neag Planetarium
    Show Schedule Admission
  • Arboretum
    Open everyday from sunrise to sunset
Although The Museum remains closed to the public, Summer Camp is allowed to run and will begin June 8. Contact Wendy for details at 610.371.5850x223 or wendy.koller@readingpublicmuseum.org

Membership Benefits

 

52 weeks of free, unlimited admission to The Museum's collections and several temporary exhibitions

Free admission to all Planetarium Star Shows

Access to member-only events, including exhibition previews and orientations

Invitations to special programs and opening receptions, including our annual gala

Free or discounted admission to a wide variety of educational programs

Subscription to The Museum's newsletter and ongoing e-newsletters
Latest Member News

10% discount at The Museum Shop

Select the membership that fits your lifestyle

Please note: Gift memberships CANNOT be processed online. Please contact the membership office at 610.371.5850 x228 if you wish to give a gift membership.

We’ll gladly answer your questions about membership!

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$40

Student* with ID

Educator*

Senior* 65+ years of age

Join or Renew

$50

Individual*

Join or Renew

$75

Family or Grandparent**

All basic benefits, plus:

Four Museum discount passes to share with friends and family

Join or Renew

$120

Contributor**

All basic benefits, plus:

Four Museum discount passes to share with friends and family

Free admission to 300+ ASTC member science museums View Restrictions

Free general admission to 700+ NARM member art museums

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$250 +

Artist’s Studio**

All Contributor benefits, plus:

Attend Member-only previews for free

Recognition on donor signage in Museum Atrium

6 Museum & Planetarium passes to share with friends and family

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* Membership level is valid for one adult only.
 
** Membership includes two named adults and up to four children or grandchildren (ages 4-17). If you wish to add more, please contact us.
 

Business & leadership support for the arts

Have something else in mind? Contact us!

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$250 +

Artist’s Studio**

All Contributor benefits, plus:

Attend Member-only exhibitions for free

Recognition on donor signage in Museum Atrium

6 Museum & Planetarium passes to share with friends and family

Join or Renew

$750

Scientist’s Observatory**

All Artist's Studio benefits plus:

Two 50% discount tickets for bus trips (maximum value of discount is not to exceed $50 per ticket)

10% discount on one Museum and Planetarium rental per year*

Join or Renew

$1,500

Mengel Society**

All Scientist's Observatory benefits plus:

Invitation to Leadership Luncheon with Museum Director and private tour by Museum Curator

15% discount on one Museum or Planetarium rental per year*

Join or Renew

$5,000 +

da Vinci Society**

Contributing $5,000 annually to The Museum's operating budget, members of the da Vinci Society are recognized as the cornerstone of the Museum's Leadership Giving program, and enjoy all Mengel Society benefits plus:

Unlimited free admissions to the museum and planetarium for accompanying visitors

Two complimentary tickets to the Night at The Museum

Invitation to da Vinci Society recognition dinner

Tour by museum curator for up to 25 people, by appt.

25% discount on one Museum or Planetarium rental per year*

Join or Renew

$5,000 +

Art & Business Society**

While we welcome business partners at all levels of membership, this group is for businesses that contribute $5,000 or more to the Museum's operating budget annually, and enjoy all Mengel Society benefits plus:

Tour by Museum Curator for up to 25 people, by appointment

25% discount on one museum and planetarium rental per year*

Join or Renew

* Rental discounts are non-transferable
 
** Membership includes two named adults and up to four children or grandchildren (ages 4-17). If you wish to add more, please contact us.

A single gift to RPM can enrich our whole community

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Reading Public Museum
500 Museum Road
Reading, PA 19611 Make your check payable to: Reading Public Museum

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Other Ways to Give

 

Personal Gift Memberships for others Email

Send a student to The Museum through Feed Their Imagination Email

Honor & memorial gifts like the memorial Trudy’s Garden, benches, and sculpture Email

Cash or Stock gifts to the Endowment fund for future generations Email

Adopt a painting to restore noteable artwork.  Email

In -Kind or monetary gifts to Museum fundraisers including Night at The Museum, Golfin' in the Galleries, or Dogs & Brews Email

Support adult, family, or sensory-friendly experiences at RPM Email

Planned gifts, bequests, cash, stocks, or property donations of noteable artwork and artifacts Email

 
All gifts & membership fees are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Volunteer your time and talent at RPM — become an RPM Ambassador

 

 

Anbassadors are an essential part of the Reading Public Museum family and their valued efforts enhance the capabilities of RPM’s small, dedicated staff. Our Ambassadors make every visit to The Museum even friendlier. Art, history, science, the Arboretum … wherever your interests lie, RPM has a variety of Ambassador opportunities that offer unique, personally rewarding experiences. We will be glad to work with you to discover how your talents can support The Museum!

RPM Ambassador Opportunities Include:

Gallery Ambassador

Program Ambassador

Event Ambassador

Visitor Experience Ambassador

Arboretum Assistant

Please see the RPM Ambassador Opportunities Packet for a complete and detailed list of options. RPM Ambassador Opportunities Packet

The Museum also offers internships! Please look under our employment opportunities for our internship programs. Internship opportunities