Please Touch Museum will be closed for on Monday, September 11 for an all-staff day of fall cleaning. Please note that we will be open on Labor Day, Monday, September 4.


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


Prepare to be entertained and inspired


Interactive exhibits will stimulate your creativity and imagination

Upcoming Programs

Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade

Daily 4:30-4:45 pm
Hamilton Hall, First Floor

March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.

Move to the Story
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am

Move to the Story

Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am
Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm
Storyland, Floor 1

Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.

Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Program Room: Animals In Motion

Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm
Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm
Program Room, Floor 1

Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit, and use dowel rods, wire, yarn, and a variety of textures and figure out how to make your very own movable creature.

Art activities in our Program Room change each month, so check our calendar to see what projects you can create on your next visit!

Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Tot Spot: F is for Frogs

Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am
Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm
Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor

Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get inspired by the book Tuesday in the Storyland exhibit, and investigate the colors and sounds of frogs.

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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

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