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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

Sep
25
Sun
2016
Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet
Sep 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Daniel Tiger courtesy of fred rogers dot org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Won’t you ride along with me?

All aboard! Daniel Tiger is coming to our neighborhood! Join your favorite friend in a red sweater at Please Touch Museum for an afternoon full of grr-ific activities celebrating reading and young readers as they prepare for the new school year.

 In Hamilton Hall

A Storytime and Meet & Greet will take place from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

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!

Image courtesy of FredRogers.org

Daniel Tiger Meet & Greet
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Daniel Tiger courtesy of fred rogers dot org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Won’t you ride along with me?

All aboard! Daniel Tiger is coming to our neighborhood! Join your favorite friend in a red sweater at Please Touch Museum for an afternoon full of grr-ific activities celebrating reading and young readers as they prepare for the new school year.

 In Hamilton Hall

A Storytime and Meet & Greet will take place from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

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!

Image courtesy of FredRogers.org

Oct
2
Sun
2016
Please Touch Museum’s 40th Birthday Celebration
Oct 2 all-day

40 years of imagination. 40 years of exploration. 40 years of fun.
40 years of learning through play.

This will be the birthday party of the year! We’re opening our doors and throwing a blow-out bash to celebrate Please Touch Museum’s proud history and bright future. With live music and theatrical performances, you won’t want to miss it. Mayor Jim Kenney and a few other special guests will join us to wish the Museum a happy birthday and many more. Cake, anyone?

As our gift to you, we are offering 40% off admission for the entire day!

 

The fun and festivities are ongoing throughout the day, but here are some highlights you won’t want to miss:

12:00 p.m. | Candle lighting and cake with Mayor Jim Kenney
Hamilton Hall
Help us wish Please Touch Museum a very happy 40th birthday!

All day | Chalk Play
Centennial Depot
Have you ever wanted to step inside your own imagination? Chalk drawing represents the essence of creativity, and we’ve designed an immersive experience where you can leave your mark over and over again!

12:30 p.m.| Steve Pullara and his Cool Beans Band
Hamilton Hall
Rock out to kid-friendly tunes with award-winning children’s artist Steve Pullara.

2:45 p.m. | Almanac Dance Circus Theater
Hamilton Hall
Watch this amazing troupe tumble and fly with acrobatic storytelling in this very special performance in Hamilton Hall. Keep an eye out for awe-inspiring pop-ups throughout the rest of the Museum as well!

4:00 p.m. | Performance by Roger Lee
Hamilton Hall
Award-winning dancer and choreographer Roger Lee brings hip-hop to our party with a fun group routine, traveling dance train, and music that makes kids and their families move.

4:30 p.m. | Confetti Dance Party with Roger Lee
Hamilton Hall
Bust a move and cap off our one-of-a-kind celebration at our dance party with plenty of confetti!

 

Member perk: Enjoy express access to this special event with our members-only entrance! Thinking of becoming a member? Join today!

 

Send us a 40th birthday message!

Please Touch Museum has been a special place for families to learn and play together for 40 years. What does the Museum mean to you? Post a short video on Facebook @pleasetouchmuseum or Twitter @pleasetouch with the hashtag #40YearsofPTM wishing us a happy birthday and letting us know what the Museum means to you! Here’s to 40 years of…you fill in the blank!

To participate:

–  Shoot a short birthday message video on your smart phone.

– Visit our Facebook page www.facebook.com/pleasetouchmuseum and post your video message with the hashtag #40YearsofPTM.

– Share the post on your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram page and tag #40YearsofPTM and @pleasetouch.

We look forward to seeing your video – here’s to 40 years of community!

 
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Oct
5
Wed
2016
First Wednesdays
Oct 5 @ 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.

Featured Events

Daniel Tiger
September 25 Don’t miss the chance to meet your favorite friend!

 


For adults
November 3
40th Anniversary Celebration fundraiser–tickets and sponsorship now online.

 

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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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