- The list below includes 76 free or cheap things to do in or near Reading, Pennsylvania, including 105 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Arts Centers, Arcades and Bowling.
- From Gring's Mill Rec Area to Carsonia Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Reading and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ephrata, Lititz, Pottstown and Intercourse.
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Rockers deliver hard-hitting sets ranging from nu metal to a blend of punk and thrash
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.
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.
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3251 Pricetown Road, Reading, PA 19522 MoreLess Info
Gasser's Golf Driving Range & Miniature Golf offers soft serve and hand dipped ice cream in addition to their mini golf course and driving range. Their snack bar menu also includes hot dogs, burgers and nachos.
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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 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.