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C. Howard Hiestler Canal Center Attraction Details
C. Howard Hiestler Canal Center
http://www.co.berks.pa.us/parks
The Canal Center chronicles the history of several canal companies once prominent in the area. The center includes exhibits, artifacts, memorabilia, and more. A great place to learn the history of the canals.

Address:
Red Bridge Road
Reading, PA 19606

Phone: 610-374-8839

Handicap Access? Y




All Tours Nearby
Bethel A.M.E. Church (2.61 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (3.22 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (3.46 Miles)
White Star Tours (5.09 Miles)

Museums Nearby
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (3.04 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (3.46 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (3.79 Miles)
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (4.07 Miles)
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (4.11 Miles)

Historical and Genealogical Societies Nearby
Historical Society of Berks County (3.46 Miles)
Reading Society of Model Engineers (3.51 Miles)
Berks County Genealogical Society (4.19 Miles)
Oley Valley Heritage Association

(4.81 Miles)

History Museums Nearby
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (3.04 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (3.46 Miles)
Reading Society of Model Engineers (3.51 Miles)

History Tours Nearby
Bethel A.M.E. Church (2.61 Miles)
Centre Park Victorian Historic District (3.01 Miles)
Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau (3.2 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (3.22 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (3.46 Miles)
Daniel Boone Homestead (3.91 Miles)
Schuylkill Heritage Corridor (4.92 Miles)
White Star Tours (5.09 Miles)

All Dining Nearby
Antique Airplane Restaurant and Lounge (1 Miles)
The Ugly Oyster (3.06 Miles)
Melody's Restaurant & Tavern (3.09 Miles)
Sahara Restaurant (3.23 Miles)
Sweet Street Desserts (3.37 Miles)
Historic Freymoyer's Hotel and Restaurant (3.55 Miles)
Queen City Family Restaurant (3.78 Miles)
Perry's Temple Hotel Restaurant (4.98 Miles)
Arner's Restaurant on Pottsville Pike (5.26 Miles)

Family Restaurants Nearby
Antique Airplane Restaurant and Lounge (1 Miles)
Alpenhof Bavarian Restaurant (3.09 Miles)
Historic Freymoyer's Hotel and Restaurant (3.55 Miles)
Queen City Family Restaurant (3.78 Miles)
Reading Family Restaurant (4.1 Miles)
Garden Restaurant (4.6 Miles)
Arner's Restaurant on Pottsville Pike (5.26 Miles)

Fine Dining Nearby
The Ugly Oyster (3.06 Miles)
Canal Street Pub and Restaurant (3.07 Miles)
Alpenhof Bavarian Restaurant (3.09 Miles)
Melody's Restaurant & Tavern (3.09 Miles)
Penn's View Hotel (3.8 Miles)
The Inn at Reading (4.75 Miles)
Perry's Temple Hotel Restaurant (4.98 Miles)

Historic Places Nearby
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (3.04 Miles)
Reading Society of Model Engineers (3.51 Miles)
Berks County Genealogical Society (4.19 Miles)
Wiley's Bridge (4.65 Miles)
Oley Valley Heritage Association

(4.81 Miles)
Lindbergh Viaduct (5.48 Miles)

Accommodations & Dining Nearby
Girlfriends Getaways (2.67 Miles)
Ramada Inn and Conference Center - Reading (3.85 Miles)
Great China Restaurant (4.14 Miles)
The Inn at Reading (4.75 Miles)

All Accommodations Nearby
Girlfriends Getaways (2.67 Miles)
Alpenhof Guesthouse (3.06 Miles)
Wyndham Reading Hotel (3.1 Miles)
Adrienne's Inn at Centre Park (3.33 Miles)
Comfort Inn - Reading (3.73 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Northeast (3.74 Miles)
Penn-View Motel (3.8 Miles)
Ramada Inn and Conference Center - Reading (3.85 Miles)
Country Inn and Suites Wyomissing (4.56 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Outlet Village (4.74 Miles)
The Inn at Reading (4.75 Miles)
Oley Valley Inn (4.79 Miles)

Hotels & Motels Nearby
Best Western Dutch Colony Inn and Suites (0.99 Miles)
Girlfriends Getaways (2.67 Miles)
Wyndham Reading (3.08 Miles)
Wyndham Reading Hotel (3.1 Miles)
Stirling Guest Hotel (3.57 Miles)
Comfort Inn - Reading (3.73 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Northeast (3.74 Miles)
Comfort Inn Reading (3.78 Miles)
Penn-View Motel (3.8 Miles)
Penn's View Hotel (3.8 Miles)
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center (3.8 Miles)
Ramada Inn and Conference Center - Reading (3.85 Miles)
Brooke Mansion (4.16 Miles)
Country Inn and Suites Wyomissing (4.56 Miles)
Econo Lodge Wyomissing (4.71 Miles)
The Inn at Reading (4.73 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Outlet Village (4.74 Miles)
Quality Inn Airport (4.81 Miles)
Days Inn - Reading (4.99 Miles)
House on the Canal (5.95 Miles)

Shopping Nearby
Boscov's East Department Store (0.97 Miles)
Girlfriends Getaways (2.67 Miles)
Coach Factory Store (2.84 Miles)
Hartstrings - The Childrenswear Outlet (2.87 Miles)
Down East/GK Outlet (2.89 Miles)
Centre Park Victorian Historic District (3.01 Miles)
Fabric Sales Company (3.18 Miles)
Burlington Coat Factory (3.2 Miles)
Discoveries Gallery (3.33 Miles)
Outlets on Hiesters Lane/Luxury Linens (3.36 Miles)
Sweet Street Desserts (3.37 Miles)
Big Kids Toyz (4.16 Miles)
J.C. Penney Outlet Store (4.17 Miles)
Fairgrounds Square Mall (4.19 Miles)
Compleat Baldwin Brass Center (4.21 Miles)
Designer Fragrances & Cosmetic Company (4.35 Miles)
Shillington Farmers Market (4.36 Miles)
Reading Shopping Outlets - V.F. Factory Outlet (4.44 Miles)
Pandora Fashions & Medical Scrubs (4.45 Miles)
Stitch 'N Stuff (4.56 Miles)
Berks Art Alliance (4.67 Miles)

Arts & Entertainment Nearby
Boscov's East Department Store (0.97 Miles)
Berks Ballet Theatre (1.9 Miles)
FirstEnergy Berks Jazz Fest, presented by Berks Arts Council (2.02 Miles)
Reading Community Players (2.57 Miles)
Rajah Theatre (2.62 Miles)
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.77 Miles)
Berks County Conservancy (2.78 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.87 Miles)
Albright College, Freedman Gallery (2.88 Miles)
Star Series Association (3 Miles)
Reading Fair (3.01 Miles)
Centre Park Arts and Antiques Fair (3.02 Miles)
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (3.04 Miles)
Reading Symphony Orchestra (3.08 Miles)
Fabric Sales Company (3.18 Miles)
Burlington Coat Factory (3.2 Miles)
Sweet Street Desserts (3.37 Miles)
Reading Expo Center (3.38 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (3.79 Miles)
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (4.11 Miles)
Big Kids Toyz (4.16 Miles)

Dance Performances Nearby
Berks Ballet Theatre (1.9 Miles)
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.77 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.87 Miles)

Music Nearby
Berks Ballet Theatre (1.9 Miles)
FirstEnergy Berks Jazz Fest, presented by Berks Arts Council (2.02 Miles)
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.77 Miles)
Sovereign Center (2.83 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.87 Miles)
Star Series Association (3 Miles)
Sovereign Performing Arts Center (3 Miles)
Reading Fair (3.01 Miles)
Reading Symphony Orchestra (3.08 Miles)
Hobby Horse Ranch Native American Festival (4.73 Miles)
Oley Valley Community Fair (5.12 Miles)

Amateur/College Sports Nearby
Penn National Off-Track Wagering - Reading (1.64 Miles)
Reading Phillies/First Energy Stadium (3.78 Miles)
Reading Phillies Baseball (3.79 Miles)
Laser Quest (4.76 Miles)
Laser Quest Wyomissing (4.78 Miles)

Action Sports Nearby
Reading Phillies Baseball (3.79 Miles)
Laser Quest (4.76 Miles)
Laser Quest Wyomissing (4.78 Miles)

Nature & Outdoors Nearby
Berks County Conservancy (2.78 Miles)
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (4.07 Miles)
Oley Turnpike Dairy and Farmyard Zoo (4.94 Miles)
Oley Turnpike Dairy and Barnyard Zoo (4.98 Miles)
Union Canal Towpath (5.1 Miles)

Hiking Nearby
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (4.54 Miles)
Union Canal Towpath (5.1 Miles)

Hunting & Fishing Nearby
Union Canal Towpath (5.1 Miles)

Theatre Nearby
Reading Community Players (2.57 Miles)
Genesius Theatre (2.6 Miles)
Rajah Theatre (2.62 Miles)
Berks County Conservancy (2.78 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.87 Miles)
GoggleWorks (3.37 Miles)
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (4.11 Miles)

Monuments Nearby
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Lindbergh Viaduct (5.48 Miles)

Festivals & Fairs Nearby
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Star Series Association (3 Miles)
Reading Fair (3.01 Miles)
Hobby Horse Ranch Native American Festival (4.73 Miles)
Oley Valley Community Fair (5.12 Miles)
Oley Valley Community Fair (5.5 Miles)

Tours Nearby
Berks County (2.51 Miles)
Berks County Hex Barn Tour (2.67 Miles)
Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau (3.2 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (3.22 Miles)
Pagoda (3.61 Miles)
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (4.07 Miles)
Schuylkill Heritage Corridor (4.92 Miles)
White Star Tours (5.09 Miles)

Antiquing Nearby
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Country Markets Nearby
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Reading Fair (3.01 Miles)
Fairgrounds Farmers Market (3.99 Miles)
Shillington Farmers Market (4.36 Miles)
Stitch 'N Stuff (4.56 Miles)
Oley Valley Community Fair (5.12 Miles)
Carleybrook Gardens (5.46 Miles)

State & National Parks Nearby
Berks County Conservancy (2.78 Miles)
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (4.54 Miles)

Galleries Nearby
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Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (3.79 Miles)
Art Plus Gallery (4.15 Miles)
Lee's Art Gallery (4.21 Miles)
Berks Art Alliance (4.67 Miles)
Callowhill Art Gallery (4.82 Miles)

Lectures & Seminars Nearby
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (4.54 Miles)

Historic Towns Nearby
Centre Park Victorian Historic District (3.01 Miles)

Railroads Nearby
Reading Society of Model Engineers (3.51 Miles)

African American Heritage Nearby
Bethel A.M.E. Church (2.61 Miles)

Zoos & Animal Parks Nearby
Oley Turnpike Dairy and Farmyard Zoo (4.94 Miles)
Oley Turnpike Dairy and Barnyard Zoo (4.98 Miles)

Farm Tours Nearby
Oley Turnpike Dairy and Farmyard Zoo (4.94 Miles)
Oley Turnpike Dairy and Barnyard Zoo (4.98 Miles)

Pro Sports Nearby
Sovereign Performing Arts Center (3 Miles)
Reading Phillies/First Energy Stadium (3.78 Miles)

Art Museums Nearby
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (3.79 Miles)
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (4.11 Miles)

Diners Nearby
9th and Marion Diner (2.97 Miles)
Stadium Restaurant (3.77 Miles)
West Reading Diner (3.92 Miles)
Reading Family Restaurant (4.1 Miles)
5th Street Diner (4.47 Miles)
Garden Restaurant (4.6 Miles)

National Historic Parks Nearby
Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau (3.2 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (3.22 Miles)

Nightlife Nearby
FirstEnergy Berks Jazz Fest, presented by Berks Arts Council (2.02 Miles)
Girlfriends Getaways (2.67 Miles)

Nature Centers Nearby
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (4.54 Miles)

Golfing Nearby
Flying Hills Golf Club (0.01 Miles)
Exeter Public Golf Course (0.82 Miles)
Green Hills Golf Course (3.42 Miles)
Gassers Golf Driving Range and Miniature Golf (3.52 Miles)
Evergreen Miniature Golf Course - Birdsboro (4.23 Miles)
Schells' Miniature Golf (4.86 Miles)
Schell's 27 Hole Miniature Golf (4.88 Miles)
Golden Oaks Country Club (5.24 Miles)

Baseball Heritage Nearby
Reading Phillies Baseball (3.79 Miles)

Kids Nearby
Reading Phillies Baseball (3.79 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (3.79 Miles)

County Fairs Nearby
Oley Valley Community Fair (5.5 Miles)

Gardens & Arboretums Nearby
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (4.07 Miles)

Driving Tours Nearby
Berks County Hex Barn Tour (2.67 Miles)

Haunted Happenings Nearby
Berks County Hex Barn Tour (2.67 Miles)

Biking Nearby
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (4.54 Miles)

Resorts Nearby
Girlfriends Getaways (2.67 Miles)


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