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Berks County Heritage Center
1102 Red Bridge Rd., Reading, PA 19605 GET DIRECTIONS
Local: 610-374-8839
Fax: 610-373-7049
The Berks County Heritage Center contains two museums. The Gruber Wagon Works, a National Historic Landmark, explains the intricacies of wagon manufacturing and the C. Howard Hiester Canal Center explains the history of the Union and Schuylkill Canals in Berks County. Other features include Wertz's Red Bridge, Melcher's Grist Mill and the Deppen Cemetery.
Discounts Offered: Group Discount
Facility Amenities: ADA-compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Handicapped Access, Vending machines
General Information: Dates Closed: Closed Monday,except for Memorial and Labor Days., Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. Noon - 5 p.m. Last tour leaves 1 hour before closing.
On-site Activities: Bicycling, Fishing, Hiking