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Visit

Directions and Admission Information to get the most out of your visit

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Experience

Prepare to be entertained and inspired

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Discover

Interactive exhibits will stimulate your creativity and imagination

Upcoming Events

Dec
7
Wed
2016
First Wednesdays
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Wednesdays

Please Touch Museum celebrates the first Wednesday of every month by offering discounted admission and 2 extra hours of play!

On the first Wednesday of every month, admission is $2/person beginning at 4 PM.  The Museum stays open til 7 PM to allow for 2 extra hours of play for families to enjoy.

Dec
11
Sun
2016
Holidays at Please Touch Museum: Christmas Celebration
Dec 11 all-day

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Celebrate the Holidays at Please Touch Museum!

Santa Claus is coming to town!
We’re filling Please Touch Museum with holiday cheer for this special Meet & Greet with Kris Kringle himself. Bring the whole family to meet Santa, and enjoy the sounds of the season with the Philly POPS Festival Brass!

Santa Claus Meet & Greet: 12:00 p.m, 1:00 p.m, and 2:00 p.m.
Philly Pops Festival Brass performance: 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Don’t miss our other Holidays at Please Touch Museum celebrations!
Holidays at Please Touch Museum: Holiday Favorites Chef Demonstration
Holidays at Please Touch Museum: Kwanzaa Celebration
Holidays at Please Touch Museum: Hanukkah Celebration

Activities in our Program Room honoring each holiday are ongoing throughout the month of December.

The Gift of Warmth | November 21–December 13

We are collecting children’s outerwear for those in need in our community. From November 21 through December 13, bring new, unwrapped donated items – sweaters, scarves, hats, gloves, and socks – to the Museum’s main entrance hall, and help us give the gift of warmth this holiday season.

We are pleased to offer one free carousel ride with each donation. Please bring your donated items to admissions to redeem your ride!

Dec
17
Sat
2016
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet

Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as their guide.

In Hamilton Hall

Enjoy Meet & Greets with MR. POTATO HEAD at 12:00 and 2:00 pm on November 12 and 13, December 17 and 18, and January 14 and 15.

Meet & Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet

Enjoy Storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as their guide.

In Hamilton Hall

Enjoy Meet & Greets with MR. POTATO HEAD at 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. on November 12 and 13, December 17 and 18, and January 14 and 15.

Meet & Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

Featured Events

Gift of Warmth
Til December 13
Free carousel ride with every donation!
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December 31
Tickets on sale now!
 

 

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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