Welcome to Berks History Center Historical Society Museum | Henry Janssen Library
Founded in 1869, The Berks History Center is a museum and research library dedicated to preserving and sharing Berks County’s cultural heritage.
Our mission is to tell the unique story of Berks County and its diverse people, with the aim of building an inclusive understanding of our impact on national history, strengthening our community, and inspiring all audiences now and in the future.
“Can’t believe I grew up here and never visited Berks History Center until now. Highly recommend checking it out. It’s loaded with recognizable Berks Country brands, names, and history which makes me proud to be from Berks.”