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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

Feb
3
Sat
2018
Family Festival: Build and Imagine
Feb 3 all-day

Family Festival: Build and Imagine

Build it up, knock it down, and design it all over! Come and imagine crazy contraptions and sturdy structures with us.

Program Room
Recycled Sculptures
Saturday and Sunday 11 AM – 3 PM
Centennial Arts Studio
All ages
Create works of art inspired by your trip to the museum! Pick, shape, and connect lots of recycled objects to create an amazing structure!

Tot Spot: B is for Building
Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor
Saturday: 10-10:30am, Sunday 11:30am- 12pm
Join in activities, songs, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. Our tiniest builders will explore engineering and construction through guided play.

Storytime: Building Cities
City Park, Floor 1
1:30 PM
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about buildings tall and wide and the engineers who designed them.

Innovate & Imagine: Block Party
Imagination Playground, Floor 1
2:30pm-  3:30pm
It’s a party in Imagination Playground today! Let’s put on our imagination caps and discover the possibilities of building with blocks.

Live Theater
The Building Show
Saturday 11AM – 11:30 AM and 1PM-1:30PM
Sunday 1 PM – 1:30 PM and 3 PM-3:30PM
The Playhouse
Join the Playhouse Players and the Three Little Pigs in this zany production all about building things up and knocking them down.

Music and Movement: End Of The Day Parade 
4:30 PM  – 5 PM
Hamilton Hall
All Ages

Family Festival: Build and Imagine
Feb 3 all-day

Family Festival: Build and Imagine

Build it up, knock it down, and design it all over! Come and imagine crazy contraptions and sturdy structures with us.

Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet

Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
10:30 am- 11:00 am
All ages

Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science kids themselves as they play, discover and investigate basic science questions around Sid’s home, at his school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground.

Meet and Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet
Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Sid the Science Kid Meet and Greet

Hamilton Hall, Floor 1
12:00 pm- 12:30 am
All ages

Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!  brings to life the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid by transporting Museum guests into Sid’s world to become science kids themselves as they play, discover and investigate basic science questions around Sid’s home, at his school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground.

Meet and Greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be courteous to other fans!

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 11 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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