Calendar

Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

All programming is subject to change.

May
25
Fri
2018
Parkopolis
May 25 @ 9:00 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.

May
26
Sat
2018
Friendship Weekend
May 26 all-day

Pop Up Holiday Program May 26- 28th
Friendship Weekend 
Meet old friends and make new friends during our extra special weekend all about friendship!

Pop-Up Playcorner: Friendly Competitions Saturday and Monday 9- 10 am

Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Put on your imagination cap and participate in friendly competitions. Play board games and join a relay race while talking about what it means to take turns and engage in competitions.

Program Room: Imaginary Friends
11 am – 3 pm
Temporary Program Room, Lower Level
All ages with adult caregiver
Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process as you create your own imaginary friend’s portrait collage.

 

Performance: Yuki’s Journey
Saturday 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm
Sunday 1  – 1:30 pm and 3  – 3:30 pm
Monday 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm
Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level
Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver
Yuki’s best friend has moved all the way to Tokyo! Help Yuki go on a journey through farms, rivers, and forests to get to the city.

Storytime
1:30 – 2 pm
Wordsworth Cottage, Main Level
Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featuring favorite friends and classic characters.

End of the Day Music and Movement 
4:15 – 4:45 pm 
Hamilton Hall, Main Level 
All ages with adult caregiver 
Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.

Opening: Hello From Japan!
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

Hello from Japan! will run through September 3, 2018 offering PTM visitors a family-friendly window into Japanese culture through immersive and interactive learning and play activities.

May
27
Sun
2018
Friendship Weekend
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pop Up Holiday Program May 26- 28th
Friendship Weekend 
Meet old friends and make new friends during our extra special weekend all about friendship!

Pop-Up Playcorner: Friendly Competitions Saturday and Monday 9- 10 am Sunday 11 – 12 pm Hamilton Hall, Main Level All ages with adult caregiver Put on your imagination cap and participate in friendly competitions. Play board games and join a relay race while talking about what it means to take turns and engage in competitions.

 

Program Room: Imaginary Friends
11 am – 3 pm
Temporary Program Room, Lower Level
All ages with adult caregiver
Drop in any time to experiment with materials and process as you create your own imaginary friend’s portrait collage.

 

Performance: Yuki’s Journey
Saturday 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm
Sunday 1  – 1:30 pm and 3  – 3:30 pm
Monday 11 – 11:30 am and 1 – 1:30 pm
Please Touch Playhouse, Lower Level
Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver
Yuki’s best friend has moved all the way to Tokyo! Help Yuki go on a journey through farms, rivers, and forests to get to the city.

 

Storytime
1:30 – 2 pm
Wordsworth Cottage, Main Level
Ages: 3+ with adult caregiver
Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories featuring favorite friends and classic characters.

End of the Day Music and Movement 
4:15 – 4:45 pm 
Hamilton Hall, Main Level 
All ages with adult caregiver 
Meet us at the Torch to stretch, wiggle, and move your body as we end the day with an exploration of rhythm and movement.

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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
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Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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