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GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

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Address: 201 Washington Street, Reading, PA 19601
Phone Number: 610-374-4600
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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I walk here every week

Great local artist displays, a movie theatre, the gift shop is awesome with so many unique items; stationary, jewelry, pottery, artwork, blown glass ( my fav!) a café. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Jennifer Q
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Meriden, Connecticut, United States
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Meriden, Connecticut, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great local artist displays, a movie theatre, the gift shop is awesome with so many unique items; stationary, jewelry, pottery, artwork, blown glass ( my fav!) a café. The exhibits are just fantastic...

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Pennsylvania
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21 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We stopped in at the Goggleworks not knowing what to expect. A staff member behind a counter explained to us where things were in the facility and what we could do. We visited two galleries in the space which were quite interesting and, generally speaking, family friendly. We ate lunch at the on-site café. The café was reasonably priced and... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice place. Neat workshops, kids enjoyed it. Employees were very nice. They also offer event space for smaller weddings. Great place.

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Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a place where you can go and see local artist work of art. You can also take classes in a variety of things like glass blowing, or ceramic. You can also enjoy movies there.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I come here for both exhiibiion shows and second Sundays. Goggle Works is very interesting with a wide array of artists, styles, and work. There is also a theater, a cafe, and free parking. Well worth your time.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The Googleworks is an amazing place to fulfill an artistic desire. Pottery, jewelry making, cooking, water color painting, oil painting, ceramics, drawing... Oh, and woodworking... If you can imagine it, the Googleworks probably has a local artisan who teaches it. So, expand your horizons!

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Morgantown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Been here fro many field trips and even just to hang out with friends! There are always new exhibits, from high school art, to artists who only use sharpie, to hands-on exhibits! A very fun place to relax!

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

inside is very nice..now some may say getting there is a little ify...but I am from the area and it doesn't bother me...nice big parking lot

Review collected in partnership with Country Inns & Suites By Carlson

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is the best place to see a movie in Reading PA The art can be perused while waiting for your movie to start. The seating is comfortable, and if you plan it you can stop in the goggle works store. Oh, and the snacks are reasonably priced.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Goggleworks is an interesting place to visit. It has many wonderful artist in residence there whose work is very interesting. The historical aspect of the place explained was very interesting as well. My favorite was the glass blowing area. It was fun to learn how that process happens. Worth a visit.

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