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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Potato Games 2:00 pm
Potato Games
Feb 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12–12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm through February 12th Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
First Wednesdays 4:00 pm
First Wednesdays
Feb 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[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 1 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Strolling Puppets 11:00 am
Strolling Puppets
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Strolling Puppets Tuesdays and Thursdays 11-11:30am Find us throughout the Gallery Floor! Meet one of PTM’s endearing Puppet Pals who are out and about to say hello and make new friends in the Museum’s exhibit spaces.
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 2 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles 3:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles Thursdays: 3–4 pm Centennial Train Room, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology. In February, Learn the basics of balance used in creating a mobile. Test out the weights of the different materials on a scale and then[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 2 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Living Laboratory: Research Toys 2:00 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys Fridays: 2-2:30 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Experience toys and interactions used in completed childhood development studies. February features a study on “Creative Ownership” – the value of ‘ideas’ and ‘labor’ in early childhood.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 3 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Potato Games 12:00 pm
Potato Games
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm through February 12th Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 4 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Potato Games 12:00 pm
Potato Games
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm through February 12th Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 5 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 7 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 7 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Potato Games 2:00 pm
Potato Games
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12–12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm through February 12th Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 8 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
Artist Program: Every Friday 9:31 pm
Artist Program: Every Friday
Feb 8 @ 9:31 pm – 10:31 pm
Artist Program: Every Friday
No day is better than Friday!  Read Dan Yaccarino’s story about family traditions titled Every Friday, and tell your own story through art with the help of an artist.
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 9 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles 3:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles Thursdays: 3–4 pm Centennial Train Room, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology. In February, Learn the basics of balance used in creating a mobile. Test out the weights of the different materials on a scale and then[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 9 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Living Laboratory: Research Toys 2:00 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys Fridays: 2-2:30 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Experience toys and interactions used in completed childhood development studies. February features a study on “Creative Ownership” – the value of ‘ideas’ and ‘labor’ in early childhood.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 10 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Membership Weekend with Friends & Family
Membership Weekend with Friends & Family
Feb 11 – Feb 12 all-day
Membership Weekend with Friends & Family
Play is more fun with friends! Saturday and Sunday, February 11 and 12, members are invited to bring extra friends and family* to the Museum at no extra charge. The best part? If your guests become members that day, they can enjoy a 10% discount, and you[...]
Share the Love with Creative Kids Care 10:00 am
Share the Love with Creative Kids Care
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Share the Love with Creative Kids Care
There are no limits to what a kid can do. Creative Kids Care is an inspiring non-profit by kids, for kids that illustrates just that. With offices across the country, they raise funds through kid-centric events, and then donate their proceeds to other non-profits that are dedicated[...]
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Potato Games 12:00 pm
Potato Games
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm through February 12th Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 11 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Potato Games 12:00 pm
Potato Games
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm through February 12th Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 12 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 13 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 14 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 14 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 16 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles 3:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles Thursdays: 3–4 pm Centennial Train Room, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology. In February, Learn the basics of balance used in creating a mobile. Test out the weights of the different materials on a scale and then[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 16 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Living Laboratory: Research Toys 2:00 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys Fridays: 2-2:30 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Experience toys and interactions used in completed childhood development studies. February features a study on “Creative Ownership” – the value of ‘ideas’ and ‘labor’ in early childhood.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 17 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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President’s Day Weekend | Children’s Hospital Grand Re-opening
President’s Day Weekend | Children’s Hospital Grand Re-opening
Feb 18 – Feb 20 all-day
President’s Day Weekend | Children's Hospital Grand Re-opening
CHOP Grand Re-opening Check in for play at a new and improved Children’s Hospital! We have renovated this well-loved Please Touch Museum exhibit, and are celebrating with a weekend of fun programming focused around the ways we keep ourselves healthy. Toddler Time: Move to the Story Location:[...]
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet 12:00 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet 2:00 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy Storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet 12:00 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet 2:00 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy Storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
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Mr. Potato Head Closing Day
Mr. Potato Head Closing Day
Feb 20 all-day
Mr. Potato Head Closing Day
Don’t miss your chance! Come see The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD and follow our spudly hero on globe-trotting adventures through a tropical jungle, an archaeological dig, under the sea, and even in outer space! Each different area teaches children to welcome new experiences with confidence, curiosity and humor;[...]
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet 12:00 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet 2:00 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy Storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 21 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 21 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 23 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles 3:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Balancing Act- Fun with Mobiles Thursdays: 3–4 pm Centennial Train Room, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology. In February, Learn the basics of balance used in creating a mobile. Test out the weights of the different materials on a scale and then[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 23 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe 10:30 am
Toddler Time: World of Make-Believe
Feb 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Time: Creative Play Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays 10:30 – 11am Location: Fairytale Garden Join in stories, songs, and activities all about play and make-believe, designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.
Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Living Laboratory: Research Toys 2:00 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living Laboratory: Research Toys Fridays: 2-2:30 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Experience toys and interactions used in completed childhood development studies. February features a study on “Creative Ownership” – the value of ‘ideas’ and ‘labor’ in early childhood.
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 24 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 26 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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Please Touch Museum closed for cleaning
Please Touch Museum closed for cleaning
Feb 27 all-day
We like to keep things clean and fresh, and every so often schedule an entire day dedicated to just that. We hope you come play another day!
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Program Room 11:00 am
Program Room
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
February Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Easel Painting – Get creative while exploring texture and color with brushes and paint. Smart Max Toys – What can you make with these magnetic shapes? Architecture Blocks – Use your imagination to build your own unique[...]
Rigamajig 12:30 pm
Rigamajig
Feb 28 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity 1:30 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity
Feb 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Celebrate Creativity Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills by exploring books all about making new things!
End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
End of the Day Parade
Feb 28 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor Join this festive end of the day music and movement program!
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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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