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Berks County Heritage Center Attraction Details
Berks County Heritage Center
http://www.co.berks.pa.us/parks
Berks County Heritage Center is a historical interpretive complex commemorating important eras of our cultural history. The Gruber Wagon Works, a National Historic Landmark; C. Howard Hiester Canal Center; Wertz;s (Red) Bridge; Herb Garden; and the Distlefink are all encompassed within the Heritage Center. Please join us for a tour of these nationally acclaimed collections representing our early transportation history.

The Heritage Center operates for tours May through October, Tuesday through Sat. 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. and Sunday 12:00-5:00. Feel free to enjoy the park all year round.

Address:
2201 Tulpehocken Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Phone: 610-374-8839

Handicap Access? Y




All Tours Nearby
Historical Society of Berks County (1.81 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (2.16 Miles)
Bethel A.M.E. Church (2.69 Miles)
White Star Tours (2.7 Miles)

Museums Nearby
Mid-Atlantic Air Museum (1.21 Miles)
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (1.77 Miles)
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (1.78 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (1.81 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (1.98 Miles)
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (2.49 Miles)
Reading Railroad Museum (4.32 Miles)

Historical and Genealogical Societies Nearby
Reading Society of Model Engineers (1.77 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (1.81 Miles)
Berks County Genealogical Society (2.85 Miles)
Sinking Spring Historical Society (3.43 Miles)

History Museums Nearby
Reading Society of Model Engineers (1.77 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (1.81 Miles)
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (2.49 Miles)

History Tours Nearby
Schuylkill Heritage Corridor (1.78 Miles)
Historical Society of Berks County (1.81 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (2.16 Miles)
Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau (2.17 Miles)
Bethel A.M.E. Church (2.69 Miles)
White Star Tours (2.7 Miles)
Centre Park Victorian Historic District (2.83 Miles)
Shoppes at Green Valley (3.63 Miles)

Accommodations & Dining Nearby
The Inn at Reading (0.65 Miles)
Great China Restaurant (1.13 Miles)
Ramada Inn and Conference Center - Reading (2.17 Miles)
Girlfriends Getaways (2.72 Miles)
Garden Angel Tea Room (6.05 Miles)

All Dining Nearby
Queen City Family Restaurant (1.98 Miles)
Sahara Restaurant (2.15 Miles)
Melody's Restaurant & Tavern (2.24 Miles)
Sweet Street Desserts (2.26 Miles)
The Ugly Oyster (2.31 Miles)
Historic Freymoyer's Hotel and Restaurant (2.55 Miles)
Arner's Restaurant on Pottsville Pike (2.77 Miles)
Perry's Temple Hotel Restaurant (3.48 Miles)
Berk's Family Restaurant (3.68 Miles)
Garden Angel Tea Room (6.05 Miles)

Railroads Nearby
Reading Society of Model Engineers (1.77 Miles)
Reading Railroad Museum (4.32 Miles)

Family Restaurants Nearby
Reading Family Restaurant (1.9 Miles)
Queen City Family Restaurant (1.98 Miles)
Garden Restaurant (2.09 Miles)
Historic Freymoyer's Hotel and Restaurant (2.55 Miles)
Arner's Restaurant on Pottsville Pike (2.77 Miles)
Alpenhof Bavarian Restaurant (3.27 Miles)
Berk's Family Restaurant (3.68 Miles)

All Accommodations Nearby
Wellesley Inn - Reading (0.62 Miles)
The Inn at Reading (0.65 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Outlet Village (0.68 Miles)
Country Inn and Suites Wyomissing (1 Miles)
Penn-View Motel (1.71 Miles)
Adrienne's Inn at Centre Park (1.95 Miles)
Comfort Inn - Reading (2 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Northeast (2.07 Miles)
Ramada Inn and Conference Center - Reading (2.17 Miles)
Wyndham Reading Hotel (2.24 Miles)
Girlfriends Getaways (2.72 Miles)
Alpenhof Guesthouse (3.22 Miles)
Living Spring Farm Bed and Breakfast (4.36 Miles)
Iron Porch Bed and Breakfast (6.1 Miles)

Hotels & Motels Nearby
Days Inn - Reading (0.49 Miles)
Hampton Inn Reading/Wyomissing (0.57 Miles)
Wellesley Inn - Reading (0.62 Miles)
Homewood Suites Hotel - Wyomissing (0.65 Miles)
The Inn at Reading (0.66 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Outlet Village (0.68 Miles)
Econo Lodge Wyomissing (0.69 Miles)
Quality Inn Airport (0.71 Miles)
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Reading (0.78 Miles)
Country Inn and Suites Wyomissing (1 Miles)
House on the Canal (1.64 Miles)
Penn's View Hotel (1.7 Miles)
Penn-View Motel (1.71 Miles)
Stirling Guest Hotel (1.73 Miles)
Comfort Inn - Reading (2 Miles)
Comfort Inn Reading (2.03 Miles)
Econo Lodge - Northeast (2.07 Miles)
Ramada Inn and Conference Center - Reading (2.17 Miles)
Ramada Hotel & Conference Center (2.19 Miles)
Wyndham Reading (2.24 Miles)
Wyndham Reading Hotel (2.24 Miles)

Hiking Nearby
Union Canal Towpath (0.2 Miles)
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Blue Marsh Lake (3.69 Miles)
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (3.93 Miles)

Biking Nearby
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (3.93 Miles)

Shopping Nearby
Pandora Fashions & Medical Scrubs (1.24 Miles)
Designer Fragrances & Cosmetic Company (1.28 Miles)
Reading Shopping Outlets - V.F. Factory Outlet (1.28 Miles)
Berks Art Alliance (1.29 Miles)
Compleat Baldwin Brass Center (1.4 Miles)
Big Kids Toyz (1.43 Miles)
Discoveries Gallery (2.06 Miles)
Classic Harley-Davidson (2.09 Miles)
Boscov's North Department Store (2.1 Miles)
Astor Swimwear (2.12 Miles)
Stitch 'N Stuff (2.18 Miles)
Sweet Street Desserts (2.26 Miles)
Outlets on Hiesters Lane/Luxury Linens (2.28 Miles)
Fairgrounds Square Mall (2.35 Miles)
J.C. Penney Outlet Store (2.35 Miles)
Hartstrings - The Childrenswear Outlet (2.41 Miles)
Burlington Coat Factory (2.42 Miles)
Down East/GK Outlet (2.42 Miles)
Coach Factory Store (2.45 Miles)
Shillington Farmers Market (2.59 Miles)
Fabric Sales Company (2.62 Miles)

Golfing Nearby
Gassers Golf Driving Range and Miniature Golf (1.75 Miles)
Willow Hollow Golf Course (2.35 Miles)
Schells' Miniature Golf (2.95 Miles)
Village Greens Golf Course (2.97 Miles)
Schell's 27 Hole Miniature Golf (2.98 Miles)
Pagoda Golf Arena (4.41 Miles)
Manor Golf Course (5.26 Miles)
Chapel Hill Golf Course (5.69 Miles)

Arts & Entertainment Nearby
Designer Fragrances & Cosmetic Company (1.28 Miles)
Berks Art Alliance (1.29 Miles)
Big Kids Toyz (1.43 Miles)
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (1.78 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (1.98 Miles)
Classic Harley-Davidson (2.09 Miles)
Boscov's North Department Store (2.1 Miles)
Astor Swimwear (2.12 Miles)
Reading Symphony Orchestra (2.24 Miles)
Sweet Street Desserts (2.26 Miles)
Star Series Association (2.32 Miles)
Fairgrounds Square Mall (2.35 Miles)
Burlington Coat Factory (2.42 Miles)
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (2.49 Miles)
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.58 Miles)
Callowhill Art Gallery (2.6 Miles)
Fabric Sales Company (2.62 Miles)
Berks County Conservancy (2.64 Miles)
Rajah Theatre (2.68 Miles)
White Star Tours (2.7 Miles)
Reading Community Players (2.7 Miles)

Dance Performances Nearby
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.58 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.78 Miles)
Berks Ballet Theatre (3.49 Miles)

Music Nearby
Reading Symphony Orchestra (2.24 Miles)
Sovereign Performing Arts Center (2.31 Miles)
Star Series Association (2.32 Miles)
Sovereign Center (2.51 Miles)
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.58 Miles)
Berks Classical Children's Chorus (2.72 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.78 Miles)
Reading Fair (2.81 Miles)
FirstEnergy Berks Jazz Fest, presented by Berks Arts Council (3.25 Miles)
Deutsche Classic July 9th Event (3.41 Miles)
Berks Ballet Theatre (3.49 Miles)

Fine Dining Nearby
The Inn at Reading (0.65 Miles)
Penn's View Hotel (1.7 Miles)
Melody's Restaurant & Tavern (2.24 Miles)
The Ugly Oyster (2.31 Miles)
Canal Street Pub and Restaurant (2.52 Miles)
Alpenhof Bavarian Restaurant (3.27 Miles)
Perry's Temple Hotel Restaurant (3.48 Miles)
American House of Fritztown & Pappy G's Tavern (4.53 Miles)

Amateur/College Sports Nearby
Laser Quest (1.17 Miles)
Laser Quest Wyomissing (1.18 Miles)
Reading Phillies Baseball (1.77 Miles)
Reading Phillies/First Energy Stadium (1.78 Miles)

Action Sports Nearby
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Laser Quest (1.17 Miles)
Laser Quest Wyomissing (1.18 Miles)
Reading Phillies Baseball (1.77 Miles)
Classic Harley-Davidson (2.09 Miles)
Astor Swimwear (2.12 Miles)

Antiquing Nearby
Centre Park Victorian Historic District (2.83 Miles)
Willow Glen Flea Market (3.38 Miles)
Deutsche Classic July 9th Event (3.41 Miles)
Shoppes at Green Valley (3.63 Miles)
Brickel's Racing Collectibles, Inc. (4.47 Miles)
Leesport Antiques Mart (4.52 Miles)

Nature & Outdoors Nearby
Tulpehocken Creek Valley Park (0.01 Miles)
Union Canal Towpath (0.2 Miles)
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (1.77 Miles)
Classic Harley-Davidson (2.09 Miles)
Astor Swimwear (2.12 Miles)
Berks County Conservancy (2.64 Miles)
Blue Marsh Lake (3.69 Miles)

Water Activities Nearby
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Astor Swimwear (2.12 Miles)
Blue Falls Grove Water Park (4.5 Miles)

Hunting & Fishing Nearby
Union Canal Towpath (0.2 Miles)
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Blue Marsh Lake (3.69 Miles)
On the Fly Adventures (6.56 Miles)

Theatre Nearby
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (1.78 Miles)
GoggleWorks (2 Miles)
Berks County Conservancy (2.64 Miles)
Rajah Theatre (2.68 Miles)
Genesius Theatre (2.69 Miles)
Reading Community Players (2.7 Miles)
Albright College, Center for the Arts (2.78 Miles)

Festivals & Fairs Nearby
Star Series Association (2.32 Miles)
Puerto Rican Latin Association Festival (2.58 Miles)
Reading Fair (2.81 Miles)
Deutsche Classic July 9th Event (3.41 Miles)

Historic Places Nearby
Tulpehocken Creek Valley Park (0.01 Miles)
Reading Society of Model Engineers (1.77 Miles)
Wiley's Bridge (2.1 Miles)
Reading Area Fire Fighter's Museum (2.49 Miles)
Lindbergh Viaduct (2.59 Miles)
Berks County Genealogical Society (2.85 Miles)
Sinking Spring Historical Society (3.43 Miles)

Monuments Nearby
Wiley's Bridge (2.1 Miles)
Lindbergh Viaduct (2.59 Miles)

Bird Watching Nearby
Blue Marsh Lake (3.69 Miles)

Boating & Sailing Nearby
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Blue Marsh Lake (3.69 Miles)

Tours Nearby
Pagoda (1.66 Miles)
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (1.77 Miles)
Schuylkill Heritage Corridor (1.78 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (2.16 Miles)
Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau (2.17 Miles)
White Star Tours (2.7 Miles)
Berks County Hex Barn Tour (2.71 Miles)
Berks County (2.93 Miles)

Country Markets Nearby
Stitch 'N Stuff (2.18 Miles)
Fairgrounds Farmers Market (2.25 Miles)
Shillington Farmers Market (2.59 Miles)
Reading Fair (2.81 Miles)
Sealed With A Gift (3.46 Miles)
Shoppes at Green Valley (3.63 Miles)
Leesport Farmer's Market (3.68 Miles)
Angora Fruit Farms (4.02 Miles)
Plum Creek Doll Makers (4.6 Miles)
Leesport Farmers Market (4.91 Miles)
Deer Creek Farm (5.51 Miles)

State & National Parks Nearby
Tulpehocken Creek Valley Park (0.01 Miles)
Berks County Parks & Recreation Dept. (0.07 Miles)
Berks County Conservancy (2.64 Miles)
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (3.93 Miles)

Galleries Nearby
Berks Art Alliance (1.29 Miles)
Art Plus Gallery (1.44 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (1.98 Miles)
Callowhill Art Gallery (2.6 Miles)
Albright College, Freedman Gallery (2.78 Miles)
Lee's Art Gallery (3.12 Miles)
Gallery 20 (3.22 Miles)

National Historic Parks Nearby
Tulpehocken Creek Valley Park (0.01 Miles)
Reading and Berks County Visitors Bureau (2.16 Miles)
Greater Reading Convention and Visitors Bureau (2.17 Miles)

Lectures & Seminars Nearby
Deutsche Classic July 9th Event (3.41 Miles)
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (3.93 Miles)

African American Heritage Nearby
Bethel A.M.E. Church (2.69 Miles)

Nature Centers Nearby
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)
Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center (3.93 Miles)

River Adventures Nearby
Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area (1.1 Miles)

Farm Tours Nearby
Deer Creek Farm (5.51 Miles)

Gardens & Arboretums Nearby
Reading Public Museum Park and Arboretum (1.77 Miles)
Deer Creek Farm (5.51 Miles)

Pro Sports Nearby
Reading Rage Professional Soccer (0.91 Miles)
Reading Phillies/First Energy Stadium (1.78 Miles)
Sovereign Performing Arts Center (2.31 Miles)

Art Museums Nearby
Planetarium at the Reading Public Museum (1.78 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (1.98 Miles)

Diners Nearby
West Reading Diner (1.59 Miles)
Stadium Restaurant (1.79 Miles)
Reading Family Restaurant (1.9 Miles)
Garden Restaurant (2.09 Miles)
9th and Marion Diner (2.4 Miles)
Deluxe Restaurant (2.93 Miles)
5th Street Diner (3.69 Miles)

Nightlife Nearby
David Stein's Reading Comedy Outlet (0.6 Miles)
Girlfriends Getaways (2.72 Miles)
FirstEnergy Berks Jazz Fest, presented by Berks Arts Council (3.25 Miles)

Motorcycling Nearby
Classic Harley-Davidson (2.09 Miles)

Baseball Heritage Nearby
Reading Phillies Baseball (1.77 Miles)

Kids Nearby
Reading Phillies Baseball (1.77 Miles)
Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby (1.98 Miles)

Historic Towns Nearby
Centre Park Victorian Historic District (2.83 Miles)

Driving Tours Nearby
Berks County Hex Barn Tour (2.71 Miles)

Haunted Happenings Nearby
Berks County Hex Barn Tour (2.71 Miles)

Amusement & Theme Parks Nearby
Blue Falls Grove Water Park (4.5 Miles)

Outfitters Nearby
On the Fly Adventures (6.56 Miles)

Resorts Nearby
Girlfriends Getaways (2.72 Miles)


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