- Our list of the best things to do in Reading, Pennsylvania, features the top 110 nearby activities — including 36 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Reading, PA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Reading, PA , followed by 85 popular activities in nearby cities, including Lititz, Pottstown, Ephrata, Kutztown, Bird in Hand, Intercourse, Macungie, Phoenixville, Ronks, Adamstown, Downingtown, Lancaster, Fort Madison, Wellsboro, Exton, Collegeville and Farmington
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201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601 MoreLess Info
GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a community art and cultural resource center with teaching artists that come to the facility for a few months. The center has a glass shop, ceramics shop, wood studio, digital arts lab, photo studio lab, and a jewelry studio.
The unusually built Pagoda in Reading is seven stories high, 28 feet wide, 50 feet long, and is the only pagoda in the world with a fireplace and a chimney. Visitors can attend special events in the building or climb to the observation deck on the top floor.
The Reading Public Museum features over 700 paintings, 25,000 natural history specimens, 30,000 historical objects with objects being donated from around the world. The museum also has a planetarium and a 25-acre arboretum.
At the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum, visitors can see many vintage aircraft including a 1928 Elias EC-1 Aircoupe, a 1929 Brunner-Winkle Bird 'A', and a 1931 American Eagle Eaglet. The museum also hosts a World War II reenactment, gives rides on a World War II trainer plane, and sells vintage aircraft.
700 Penn Street, Reading, PA 19602 MoreLess Info
Santander Arena is the home hockey facility for the Reading Royals of the East Coach Hockey League, and hosts numerous live concerts each year. The attached theater can set up to 4,500 people.
An entertainment mecca in Reading is the Santander Arena. The arena is home to hockey and ice skating events as well as headlining musical artists and local holiday performance specials in the arenas performing arts center.
Located on 33 acres of land, the Gring's Mill Rec Area is a park featuring a number of facilities for its guests to enjoy. An amphitheater, volleyball court, and walking trail are among the amenities at the park.