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1787 Brewery & Reading Railroad Heritage Museum (Heritage & Hops Series)

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Take a tour of the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum then enjoy a beer tasting and light fare at Hamburg’s newest brewery, 1787! Ticket includes museum tour, beer pours and food. 

Join Schuylkill River Greenways for an afternoon filled with history, food and BEER!

READING RAILROAD MUSEUM TOUR

Participants will first meet at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum for a tour. Throughout its 30-year history, the Reading Company Technical & Historical Society has acquired the largest collection of railroad rolling stock dedicated to a single railroad in the United States. Comprised of over 70 freight and passenger cars and locomotives, the Society’s collection includes several historically significant examples of rail equipment, including the first production model of the General Motors GP-30 diesel-electric locomotive.

BEER TASTING & AN EARLY DINNER AT 1787

Following the museum tour, participants will head to the 1787 Brewery (43 South Fourth St., Hamburg, PA), which is just a half-mile away from the museum. The 1787 Brewing Company has 10 beers on tap! As part of this event, you’ll get a beer flight so you can try several varieties. There are ales, IPAs and stouts. 1787 also has a full menu with burgers, charcuterie boards and more. A selection of light dinner fare items willl be be provided.

Heritage & Hops Series

This event is part of our Heritage & Hops Series which offers a craft beer experience at local breweries. Chat with the brewery’s staff to learn about the venue’s rich historical past or unique cultural connection to the region. Craft beer tastings are included at each event along with filling appetizers or menu options.