Please note: Please Touch Museum will close at 2pm on Thursday, November 2 to prepare for our Imagination Ball! Thank you for your understanding.





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

Program Room: My House
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Program Room: My House
Program Room, Floor 1

Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, cut, fold, and tear to design a model house.

Tot Spot: S is for Sharing
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Tot Spot: S is for Sharing

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

Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the words, feelings, and sounds of sharing.

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Drop-In and Draw: Mapping My World
Oct 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Drop-In and Draw: Mapping My World

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11am – 12:30pm
City Park, Ground Floor

Drop-in to explore Please Touch Museum’s neighborhood. Then grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils and draw the sights and sounds of a busy street.

Strolling Puppets Tour
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Strolling Puppets Tour

Sunday – Monday and Wednesday – Saturday, 12 – 12:30pm
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1

Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a neighborly tour and conversation in Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit.

Featured Events

Saturday, October 28

Halloween is here, and Monster Mash is back! Celebrate with us at this Please Touch Museum Signature Event! Rock your costume a few days early to play and explore a variety of fun-filled activities. Design and create your own goodie bags, go on a scavenger hunt, make a monstrous wearable art project, play with pumpkins, join a spook-tacular dance party, and more!



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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