Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

All programming is subject to change.

Drop-In & Draw
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June Daily & Weekly Programming: Music + Art
Get lost in colorful polka dots, create cute characters, and cue the music as we explore Japanese culture.
Drop-In & Draw
Hello From Japan!, Main Level
Ages: 4+ with adult caregiver
Drop-in, look closely, grab a piece of paper, and draw.
Pika Mascot Meet and Greet
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Pika Mascot Meet and Greet

Saturday June 23rd, 2:00-2:30

Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor

Pikachu mascot meet and greet with coincide with the opening of the temporary exhibition, Hello from Japan, running from May 26-Sept. 3, 2018!

Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Parkopolis, a new exhibition featuring a STEM-focused life-size board game developed by Temple University in collaboration with Please Touch Museum (PTM), will have its grand opening at the Museum on Friday, May 25.

Parkopolis will be open to PTM visitors on select days and times from May 25 through September 3, 2018.

Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Mondays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 7 p.m. on First Wednesday’s of the Month.

Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Please Touch Museum visitors to the exhibit will step onto a life-size board game and be met with a variety of fun and colorful learning prompts.

Tot- Spot
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Tot Spot
Fairytale Garden
Lower Level
Ages: 2-3 with adult caregiver
Join in activities, songs, and play especially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills.


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

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