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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances

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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig 11:30 am
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Aug 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Foodie First Wednesday
Foodie First Wednesday
Aug 2 all-day
Foodie First Wednesday
Foodie First Wednesday Calling all ‘Foodies’ to a buffet of special programming for First Wednesdays this summer. Families can sizzle, sauté, and stir with food based art, literacy, and STEM activities. Through a partnership with Vetri’s Mobile Teaching Kitchen, chefs young and old will learn how to[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Kindergarten Mixer 4:00 pm
Kindergarten Mixer
Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kindergarten Mixer
Welcome to K-Mix! Join Please Touch Museum as we celebrate the start of the school year and the transition to Kindergarten. Meet teachers, explore a school bus, and get ready for when the school bell rings! The museum will be full of Kindergarten-themed activities including friendly puppets,[...]
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Maker Program: Habitats 2:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats Thursdays, 2 – 3pm Centennial Classroom How do you build a home? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of materials and habitats and build a diorama.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Chef Demo and Meet & Greet 10:30 am
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Chef Demo and Meet & Greet
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – 3:00 pm
<em>If You Give A Mouse A Cookie</em> Chef Demo and Meet & Greet
If You Give A Mouse A Cookie Chef Demo and Meet & Greet Join us for this special day of yummy fun celebrating our favorite baked treat! Enjoy a special storytime reading of If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, meet Cookie Mouse himself, and learn how[...]
StoryUP! Saturday 11:00 am
StoryUP! Saturday
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
StoryUP! Saturday
StoryUP! Saturday Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor 11 – 11:30am & 1 – 1:30pm Join us for StoryUP! Saturdays all summer long! The StoryUP! show is an interactive performance where children create and write their own original stories, then watch as they are performed on the spot[...]
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig 11:30 am
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Aug 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
StoryUP! Saturday 1:00 pm
StoryUP! Saturday
Aug 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
StoryUP! Saturday
StoryUP! Saturday Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor 11 – 11:30am & 1 – 1:30pm Join us for StoryUP! Saturdays all summer long! The StoryUP! show is an interactive performance where children create and write their own original stories, then watch as they are performed on the spot[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Adventurous Afternoons: Creatures of the Night 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Creatures of the Night
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Creature of the Night Wednesday and Saturday, 4 – 4:30pm Camping Nook (between Storyland and Flight Fantasy) Meet us at Please Touch’s Camping Nook to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Who’s awake and who’s asleep?[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 5 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Family Festival: Can Frogs Fly?
Family Festival: Can Frogs Fly?
Aug 6 all-day
Family Festival: Can Frogs Fly?
Family Day: Can Frogs Fly? In Tuesday, it’s evening around eight and it begins to rain frogs! Celebrate a fun and fantastic world where frogs can fly with Tuesday author David Wiesner, and a Meet & Greet with Elmwood Zoo!. Program Room: Illustrations Program Room, Floor 1[...]
Play Without Boundaries 9:00 am
Play Without Boundaries
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Play Without Boundaries
Please join us for Play Without Boundaries, a program and early opening for kids with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. PWB early openings provide an opportunity for families to enjoy the museum before it is open to the public without the crowds[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 3:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 6 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 7 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Learning Lab 11:00 am
Learning Lab
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learning Lab Wednesday 7/19, 7/26 11:00 AM-2:00 PM City Park A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig 11:30 am
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Maker Program: Habitats 2:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats Thursdays, 2 – 3pm Centennial Classroom How do you build a home? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of materials and habitats and build a diorama.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? 10:30 am
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot?
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Very Special Storytime: <em>Where's Spot?</em>
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? Saturday August 12, 10:30 – 11am and 2 – 2:30pm Sunday, August 13, 12 – 12:30pm and 2 – 2:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come listen to a familiar favorite story and meet Spot himself! Then, play and explore the story in[...]
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? 10:30 am
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot?
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Very Special Storytime: <em>Where's Spot?</em>
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? Saturday August 12, 10:30 – 11am and 2 – 2:30pm Sunday, August 13, 12 – 12:30pm and 2 – 2:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come listen to a familiar favorite story and meet Spot himself! Then, play and explore the story in[...]
StoryUP! Saturday 11:00 am
StoryUP! Saturday
Aug 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
StoryUP! Saturday
StoryUP! Saturday Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor 11 – 11:30am & 1 – 1:30pm Join us for StoryUP! Saturdays all summer long! The StoryUP! show is an interactive performance where children create and write their own original stories, then watch as they are performed on the spot[...]
StoryUP! Saturday 1:00 pm
StoryUP! Saturday
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
StoryUP! Saturday
StoryUP! Saturday Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor 11 – 11:30am & 1 – 1:30pm Join us for StoryUP! Saturdays all summer long! The StoryUP! show is an interactive performance where children create and write their own original stories, then watch as they are performed on the spot[...]
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? 2:00 pm
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot?
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Very Special Storytime: <em>Where's Spot?</em>
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? Saturday August 12, 10:30 – 11am and 2 – 2:30pm Sunday, August 13, 12 – 12:30pm and 2 – 2:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come listen to a familiar favorite story and meet Spot himself! Then, play and explore the story in[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 12 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Member Early Opening: Storyland 9:00 am
Member Early Opening: Storyland
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Member Early Opening: Storyland
Join us for a Member-only early opening! Members are invited to join us for an exclusive members-only early opening! Step into classic storybooks and explore our newest temporary exhibit Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites™, and enjoy private play time in the Museum before it opens to[...]
Program Room: Animals In Motion 11:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs 11:30 am
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs
Aug 13 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Move to the Story 2:00 pm
Move to the Story
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? 2:00 pm
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot?
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Very Special Storytime: <em>Where's Spot?</em>
Very Special Storytime: Where’s Spot? Saturday August 12, 10:30 – 11am and 2 – 2:30pm Sunday, August 13, 12 – 12:30pm and 2 – 2:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Come listen to a familiar favorite story and meet Spot himself! Then, play and explore the story in[...]
Drop-In and Draw 2:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Move to the Story 3:00 pm
Move to the Story
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Move to the Story Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a favorite book read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Pinch Bear 3:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig 11:30 am
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Berenstain Bears Storytime and Meet & Greet 1:30 pm
Berenstain Bears Storytime and Meet & Greet
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Berenstain Bears Storytime and Meet & Greet
Storytime and Meet & Greet The Berenstain Bears series of books by Stan and Jan Berenstain have been a family favorite for over 50 years! The lovable Berenstain Brother Bear and Sister Bear are out on an adventure to visit all their friends and hope to make[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime and Meet & Greet 1:30 pm
Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime and Meet & Greet
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Clifford the Big Red Dog Storytime and Meet & Greet
Storytime and Meet & Greet Bring the whole family to meet Clifford, the outgoing and lovable star the star of the Clifford the Big Red Dog book series by Norman Bridwell, and the television series on PBS Kids. 1:30 – 2 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Meet[...]
Maker Program: Habitats 2:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats Thursdays, 2 – 3pm Centennial Classroom How do you build a home? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of materials and habitats and build a diorama.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Build & Imagine Weekend
Build & Imagine Weekend
Aug 18 – Aug 20 all-day
Build & Imagine Weekend
Build & Imagine Weekend at Please Touch Museum Don’t miss this three-day celebration of constructing, building, and inventing! Check out our brand new permanent Gear Wall exhibit in Adventure Camp, build a little city with blocks created by students from the Univeristy of Pennsylvania’s School of Design,[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 3:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 20 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Solar Eclipse Celebration
Solar Eclipse Celebration
Aug 21 all-day
Solar Eclipse Celebration Join us for exploration of our sun, stars, and constellations to celebrate the Solar Eclipse! All of our celebrations will happen inside today. Move to the Story: Space- the Final Fun-tier Flight Fantasy, Floor 1 9:30 – 10 am Through movement, explore our outer[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig 11:30 am
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Aug 22 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Where The Wild Things Are Storytime and Meet & Greet 1:30 pm
Where The Wild Things Are Storytime and Meet & Greet
Aug 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
<em>Where The Wild Things Are</em> Storytime and Meet & Greet
Storytime and Meet & Greet The enchanting Wild Thing from Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak has captivated audiences of all ages! Join us for a fun storytime to enjoy the classic and meet the Wild Thing himself! 1:30 – 2 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 23 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Curious George Storytime and Meet & Greet 1:30 pm
Curious George Storytime and Meet & Greet
Aug 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Curious George Storytime and Meet & Greet
Storytime and Meet & Greet You’re curious, and that’s marvelous! Don’t miss this special storytime and meet & greet with everyone’s favorite lovable monkey. 1:30 – 2 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Meet & Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page[...]
Maker Program: Habitats 2:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats Thursdays, 2 – 3pm Centennial Classroom How do you build a home? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of materials and habitats and build a diorama.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Superhero Weekend
Superhero Weekend
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
Superhero Weekend
Superhero Weekend at Please Touch Museum It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Superhero Weekend! Join us for two spectacular days of fun dedicated to the superpower of imagination and play. Children and their grown-ups are invited to dress up as their favorite heroes and enjoy amazing[...]
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 26 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig 11:30 am
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Aug 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday, 11:30am – 12:30pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.   Sponsored by:
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Pete the Cat Storytime and Meet & Greet 1:30 pm
Pete the Cat Storytime and Meet & Greet
Aug 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Pete the Cat Storytime and Meet & Greet
Storytime and Meet & Greet We’re feeling groovy with Pete the Cat! Join us for this cool storytime and meet & greet. 1:30 – 2 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Meet & Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Learning Lab Tuesday and Friday 2-3:30 Centennial Classroom A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and Temple University Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Storytime: Storyland 1:30 pm
Storytime: Storyland
Aug 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family Monday through Thursday, Saturday-Sunday 1:30 Storyland Exhibit Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featured in the Storyland exhibition.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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Move to the Story 9:30 am
Move to the Story
Aug 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Move to the Story Monday – Saturday: 9:30 – 10 am Sunday, 2 – 2:30 pm Storyland, Floor 1 Bring your favorite stories to life! Listen to a read aloud and then act out parts of a story together.
Program Room: Animals In Motion 10:00 am
Program Room: Animals In Motion
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Animals In Motion Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Sundays, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Think about all the animals in the Storyland exhibit,[...]
Tot Spot: F is Frogs 10:00 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is Frogs
Tot Spot: F is for Frogs Monday – Saturday: 10 – 10:30am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month get[...]
Drop-In and Draw 11:00 am
Drop-In and Draw
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Friday, 11am – 12:30pm Sunday, 2:30 – 4pm Carousel House Drop-in to look closely and see if you can spot all 52 animals on the Please Touch Carousel, including 40 horses, four cats, two pigs, two goats and four rabbits! Then grab[...]
Pinch Bear 11:00 am
Pinch Bear
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Strolling Puppets Tour 12:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Monday – Thursday and Sunday, 12 – 12:30pm Storyland, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Storyland!
Pinch Bear 1:00 pm
Pinch Bear
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pinch Bear
Please Touch Playhouse presents Pinch Bear Monday – Saturday, 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm Sunday, 1 – 1:30 pm and 3 – 3:30 pm Through September 10 Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Well, you don’t know me very well, now do you! Pinch[...]
Lilly Storytime and Meet & Greet 1:30 pm
Lilly Storytime and Meet & Greet
Aug 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Lilly Storytime and Meet & Greet
Storytime and Meet & Greet Lilly, the star of the Lilly book series by author/illustrator Kevin Henkes is out and about with her Purple Plastic Purse! 1:30 – 2 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Meet & Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities[...]
Maker Program: Habitats 2:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Habitats Thursdays, 2 – 3pm Centennial Classroom How do you build a home? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of materials and habitats and build a diorama.
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade 4:30 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Aug 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30-4:45 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the Museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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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

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4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
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Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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