Welcome to The Pagoda

The Pagoda, located atop Mt. Penn is an historical landmark that has served as a shining beacon for Greater Reading for more than 100 years.  It is owned, loved and cared for by the city and citizens of Reading, Pennsylvania.  Visitors from around the world come to see the Pagoda.  This out-of-place and yet extraordinary building has an unforgettable view and is a comforting sight for many, especially the red glow of lights at night.


To generations of residents, the Pagoda is a sure sign of home. 


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Normal Hours of Operation

(including Cafe' and Gift Shop)

Saturday & Sunday - Noon to 4pm

[weather permitting]





The Pagoda will be


Saturday, January 18th




The Pagoda will be OPEN on Sunday, January 19th


Admission to the building is FREE, however,

we do ask for a Donation of $1.00 per person,

(children 6yrs to 12yrs - $.50, 5yrs & under - FREE) 

to go to our top floor observation area.


These funds are used to help preserve the Pagoda.


        The Pagoda is proudly owned
   by the citizens and City of Reading.
       It is managed and preserved by
 the Foundation for the Reading Pagoda.
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