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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

Jun
1
Wed
2016
First Wednesdays
Jun 1 @ 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.

Jun
4
Sat
2016
African Celebration
Jun 4 – Jun 5 all-day

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Join the rhythm at our two-day African Celebration!

The beauty of African culture meets the power of dance when the Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble comes to Please Touch Museum. Representing West African countries like Guinea, Senegal, Mali, Ghana and more, this world-class troupe presents an electrifying performance of amazing stilt walkers, drummers, ground masquerades and talented drummers and dancers. Other activities include craft-your-own African mask, Play with Percussion programming where you can explore a variety of African percussion instruments, an End of the Day Dance Party and more.
Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble performances:
Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Play with Percussion:
Saturday and Sunday: 1:00 p.m.

End of the Day Dance Party:
Saturday and Sunday: 4:30 p.m.

*Please note that the Carousel House will be closed on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. for a special event

Move up Day
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

More info coming soon!

Jun
6
Mon
2016
The Great Blueness
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

 

“And once all the colors were in the world, the world seemed a whole lot brighter.”

Join Colorus the Wizard as he discovers the secret to making the world a bright and vibrant place. In this
light-hearted and interactive show based on the classic story by Arnold Lobel, children will see the
magical creation of color and explore how it affects our mood, all while learning a broader lesson in how
variety makes life rich.

Featured Events

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African Celebration

June 4-5

 

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The Great Blueness
June 8-August 19

 

 

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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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