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.

The Reutlingen Swing Trio at the Pagoda

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Come hear these musicians from our Sister City - Reutlingen, Germany - while they are visiting the USA.

Go to our Activities & Calendar Page to purchase tickets.

The Pagoda is open during the months of January, February

and March


Saturdays & Sundays

(noon to 4pm),

weather permitting.

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.


       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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