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 Pagoda will be

Thursday, August 17th (2pm - 6pm)
Friday, August 18th (12pm - 6pm)






Saturday, August 19th


Sunday, August 20th


for the

Duryea Hillclimb




(until August 27th)

Thursday - 2pm to 6pm

Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Noon to 6pm

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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