• Reading Public Museum
    Open 11a-5p Daily Admission
  • Neag Planetarium
    Show Schedule Admission
  • Arboretum
    Open everyday from sunrise to sunset
Open for ALL visitors during Green Phase. Click for GREEN Phase Visiting Guidelines




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- Museum will be open normal hours, everyday from 11am – 5pm

- Museum & Planetarium will operate at 50% occupancy.

- Continued compliance with all CDC recommendations including masks required inside for all adults, recommended for children

- Regular cleaning of high-touch surfaces, with special focus on interactive components of exhibits. 

- Water fountains remain turned off and no food may be consumed while inside.

- Planetarium: will operate at 50 percent occupantcy, wipe-down of seats occurs after each show, purchase tickets at Museum admissions desk.

- Please visit the CDC website to complete a self-check for your safety and others before visiting The Museum. CDC health self-check link.

- Click for the Planetarium Weekday schdeule and Sunday schedule.


The Reading Public Museum is ready and willing to welcome guests back for a full slate of safe and educational fall programming.  For our family programming, here are some of the steps we have taken help ensure your safety and comfort:

- When possible, the timing of each program has been adjusted to take place at times when The Museum is not open to the public or programs will be held in a non-public location.

- Program attendance is limited. Reservations MUST be made for all programs.

- Seating will be appropriately socially distanced in accordance with CDC and Department of Health guidelines.

- Activity supplies will be individually packaged when possible to limit touch points.

- Masks will be worn by all Museum staff at all times.

- Guests will be required to wear masks in accordance with current PA Department of Health and CDC guidelines.

- Guests will have the option to enter and exit the Museum through a private entrance to avoid other museumgoers.




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