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

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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
5
Mon
2016
Curious George Closing Day
Sep 5 all-day

September 5th is the last day to see the Curious George exhibit.

Sep
7
Wed
2016
First Wednesdays
Sep 7 @ 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.

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

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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