Reading, located in southeastern Pennsylvania, is the major city of the Greater Reading Region and the county seat of Berks County. It is the fifth most populous city in the state, after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, and Erie, and the sixth most populous municipality, according to the 2010 census.
Reading is located 38.8 miles to the southwest of Allentown and 62.9 miles to the north of Philadelphia. Below you will find some of the top sights in Reading. Learn about the history of Reading Pennsylvania here.
Reading Public Museum
West Reading, Pennsylvania is home to the Reading Public Museum. The permanent collection of the museum focuses mostly on art, science, and civilisation. A planetarium and a 25-acre arboretum are also available.
The Pagoda is a novelty structure constructed atop the southernmost point of Mount Penn and overlooks Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. It has been a city icon for more than a century.
GoogleWorks Center for the Arts
Reading, Pennsylvania's GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is a community art and cultural resource center. The objective of GoggleWorks is "to transform lives via one-of-a-kind artistic experiences."
Reading, Pennsylvania's Santander Arena is a 7,160-seat multipurpose arena. It was constructed in 2001. The stadium occupies the former location of the Astor Theater, one of several large movie and theater palaces constructed in Reading during the early 20th century. After closing in 1975, the theater remained abandoned for over twenty years.