Welcome to the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum!

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum, located in Hamburg, PA, is owned and operated by the
Reading Company Technical & Historical Society, a non-profit corporation dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of the Reading Railroad. Open to the public since 2008, the Museum tells the story of the Reading Railroad, one of the world's largest corporations, made even more famous by the game of MONOPOLY. Currently in the initial stages of development, the Museum features vintage railroad cars and locomotives, photographs, documents and artifacts from the Reading Railroad.

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum is located at
500 S. Third Street, Hamburg PA. 
Phone: 610-562-5513

Hours are Saturdays 10 AM to 4 PM and Sundays noon to 4 PM.

Admission:  Adults $7, Seniors (65+) $6, Children (5 - 12) $3, Children 4 and under FREE. RCT&HS members FREE. Groups of 10 or more $5 each- must be arranged at least two weeks in advance.

For more information about visiting us, click here.

The Museum is closed for mid-winter break. Regular hours will resume on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

A new exhibit, “Hauling Black Diamonds on the Reading” will open at that time.
Save the date: Saturday, June 9 and Sunday June 10, 2018 for “Railfest 2018: Hauling Black Diamonds”, a festive event celebrating the heritage of coal transportation on the Reading Railroad. Demonstrations, exhibits, music, food, children’s activities, and surprises. Watch this space for more details.


Do you have great memories of the 5513?

Then here is your chance to see it shine again. 

Brian's Model Trains is donating all proceeds of the a Peter Lerro print that he has commissioned will be used for that purpose.

Use the attached order form to pre-order your copy for mid-August delivery.

GP-30 Order Form


RCT&HS Year 2018 Railroad Calendar

The RCT&HS Year 2018 railroad calendar is now available featuring the photos of Frank Tatnall. Mr. Tatnall worked for the PRR, PC, and Conrail in marketing and sales for 38 years. Living in Radnor Mr. Tatnall started taking color slides in 1955 specializing I n the PRR but as you can see in this calendar he also captured many fine Reading Company images