Reading Firefighters Museum Tours

Thu 6/27/19 9:00 am
Thu 7/4/19 9:00 am
Thu 7/11/19 9:00 am
Thu 7/18/19 9:00 am
Thu 7/25/19 9:00 am
Location: 
Reading Area Firefighters Museum
5th & Laurel Street
Reading, PA 19602
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The Reading Area Firefighters Museum is committed to the preservation of the Liberty Fire Co. No 5 building. The 1876 built structure at South Fifth & Laurel Streets, Reading, PA. This includes the building contents consisting of firefighting memorabilia, antique furnishings, and the John Wanamaker designed “best room”.

Tours are given Thursdays 9am-12 noon, Saturdays 10am- 2pm, and other times by appointment.

The Tom Hess Collection: Early High Eagle Fire Helmets, firefighting artifacts  from Reading City

The Rainbow Collection: Artifacts directly donated from the Rainbow FC

The Liberty Collection: Artifacts on loan from the Liberty FC

Wanamaker Collection: An entire room designed and furnished by John Wanamaker in 1876