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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

Aug
25
Thu
2016
Madeline Meet and Greet
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Madeline
Storytime and Meet & Greet

Bon Jour! “In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines …” So begins the well-loved adventure that originated in 1939. Now you can meet Madeline herself!

In Hamilton Hall

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!

Madeline Meet and Greet
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Madeline
Storytime and Meet & Greet

Bon Jour! “In an old house in Paris that was covered in vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines …” So begins the well-loved adventure that originated in 1939. Now you can meet Madeline herself!

In Hamilton Hall

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!

Aug
26
Fri
2016
Summer Fridays
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Summer-fridays-flip

Beat the heat at Please Touch Museum on Summer Fridays,
now through Labor Day weekend.

Fridays 2–5pm, enjoy buy one, get one half off admission!
Plus special programs, chef-led cooking demonstrations and family activities, and more…

Friday, August 5 | 3:30 p.m.
PTM-Pesto: Fresh from our Urban Garden
Chef Krzysztof will teach you how to prepare a delicious nut-free pesto, including a dairy free version using a variety of herbs from the Please Touch Museum garden. Cap it off with a yummy tasting of pesto pasta!

Friday, August 12 | 3:30 p.m.
SOOM Tahini Hummus
Join our chef and one of the owners of Soom Tahini as they make two different varieties of smooth, delicious hummus. Enjoy a tastings with warm bread from our stone hearth oven.

Friday, August 19 | 3:30 p.m.
Star Wars Cooking Class: Ham Solo
We’ll show you how to make you kitchen intergalactic, with a fun variation on a family favorite. Ever thought of making grilled cheese on a waffle iron?

Friday, August 26 | 3:30 p.m.
Garden Gazpacho Scavenger Hunt
Follow clues through the museum to find all of the ingredients for today’s recipe, meet up for a class with our chef on how to prepare it, and enjoy tasting the results.

Friday, September 2 | 3:30 p.m.
Kids in the Garden
Work together with our chef in this hands-on class on how to make Sunflower Butter and Cherry Jam Pinwheels and a Summer Veggie and Hummus Roll.

All demonstrations will offer a gluten-free tasting option, and include a recipe card so you can re-create the magic at home!

Summer Supper Special
A new twist on take-out, let Please Taste Café do the cooking for the whole family! Bring home dinner right from Please Touch Museum and enjoy 10% off Family Meals on Summer Fridays. Family Meals serve a family of four and include a salad, house-made chips, and beverages.

 

Please note: Buy one, get one half off offer only valid for Friday afternoons from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. through designated dates. Tickets must be purchased on site to qualify for discount. Ticket price may be applied towards purchase of membership.

Sep
2
Fri
2016
Summer Fridays
Sep 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Summer-fridays-flip

Beat the heat at Please Touch Museum on Summer Fridays,
now through Labor Day weekend.

Fridays 2–5pm, enjoy buy one, get one half off admission!
Plus special programs, chef-led cooking demonstrations and family activities, and more…

Friday, August 5 | 3:30 p.m.
PTM-Pesto: Fresh from our Urban Garden
Chef Krzysztof will teach you how to prepare a delicious nut-free pesto, including a dairy free version using a variety of herbs from the Please Touch Museum garden. Cap it off with a yummy tasting of pesto pasta!

Friday, August 12 | 3:30 p.m.
SOOM Tahini Hummus
Join our chef and one of the owners of Soom Tahini as they make two different varieties of smooth, delicious hummus. Enjoy a tastings with warm bread from our stone hearth oven.

Friday, August 19 | 3:30 p.m.
Star Wars Cooking Class: Ham Solo
We’ll show you how to make you kitchen intergalactic, with a fun variation on a family favorite. Ever thought of making grilled cheese on a waffle iron?

Friday, August 26 | 3:30 p.m.
Garden Gazpacho Scavenger Hunt
Follow clues through the museum to find all of the ingredients for today’s recipe, meet up for a class with our chef on how to prepare it, and enjoy tasting the results.

Friday, September 2 | 3:30 p.m.
Kids in the Garden
Work together with our chef in this hands-on class on how to make Sunflower Butter and Cherry Jam Pinwheels and a Summer Veggie and Hummus Roll.

All demonstrations will offer a gluten-free tasting option, and include a recipe card so you can re-create the magic at home!

Summer Supper Special
A new twist on take-out, let Please Taste Café do the cooking for the whole family! Bring home dinner right from Please Touch Museum and enjoy 10% off Family Meals on Summer Fridays. Family Meals serve a family of four and include a salad, house-made chips, and beverages.

 

Please note: Buy one, get one half off offer only valid for Friday afternoons from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. through designated dates. Tickets must be purchased on site to qualify for discount. Ticket price may be applied towards purchase of membership.

Featured Events

Curious George Banana Hunt
Now through Labor Day

 


Summer Fridays BOGO Deal
Every Friday through Labor Day

 

 

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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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