NOTICE: The Berks History Center is closed indefinitely as ordered by the State of Pennsylvania. BHC staff are operating remotely and will respond to inquires via email as much as possible. We appreciate your understanding and continued support of the Berks History Center at this time.

We are dedicated to sharing your #berkshistory with you! Our team has created a resource page, Berk History at Home and will continue to provide opportunity to explore the rich heritage of our county on our blog and social media platforms.

Follow @berkshistory on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube

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The Berks History Center Museum is home to over 32,000 artifacts and a dozen carefully curated galleries and exhibits that showcase Berks County’s unique heritage. Want to learn more about YOUR Berks County history? Discover your roots at the BHC Museum. 


Tuesday-Friday: 10AM-3PM

Saturday: 9AM-3PM 


The Berks History Center Research Library is a state-of-the-art research facility that collects, organizes and preserves over 200 years of Berks County historical documents. Need help with your historical research or family history? Our team of Archivists and Research Assistants are ready to help you uncover YOUR Berks County History.


Wednesday-Friday: 8AM-5PM

Saturday: 8AM-4PM

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