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“Play is the highest form of research.”
— Albert Einstein

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.”
– Fred Rogers

“We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”
– George Bernard Shaw

“Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don’t have the top for.”
— Jerry Seinfeld


Learning Through Play

This is where lifelong learning begins!


Getting Ready for School

Who’s more anxious, you or your child? We can help.


PTM in the Classroom

We bring the museum to you.


PTM in Fairmount Park

Families that play together, stay together.

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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

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