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Family Festival: Sukkot
Oct 4 – Oct 11 all-day

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Family Festival: Sukkot

We’re celebrating the Jewish holiday of Sukkot this week by building sukkahs, reflecting on nature, and enjoying the Autumn harvest at this play-based cultural exploration designed for families.

First Wednesday: Extended Hours and $2 Admission
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Wednesday: Extended Hours and $2 Admission

Please Touch Museum celebrates the first Wednesday of every month by offering discounted admission and 2 extra hours of play!

On the first Wednesday of every month, admission is $2/person beginning at 4 PM.  The Museum stays open til 7 PM to allow for 2 extra hours of play for families to enjoy.

Signature Event: Monster Mash
Oct 28 all-day

Monster Mash

Join us for Monster Mash!
Saturday, October 28

Halloween is here, and Monster Mash is back! Celebrate with us at this Please Touch Museum Signature Event! Rock your costume a few days early to play and explore a variety of fun-filled activities. Design and create your own goodie bags, trick-or-treat throughout the Museum galleries, go on a scavenger hunt, make a monstrous wearable art project, play with pumpkins, join a spook-tacular dance party, and more!

This special signature event is included with general Museum admission

Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale
Oct 31 – Nov 2 all-day

Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale

The leaves are falling fast and the weather is getting chilly. Join us to explore the sights, sounds, and colors of the season through play at our special Fall Finale.


Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm
Christmas Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
New Year's Eve: 9 am to 3 pm
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day: CLOSED

Contact Information

Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Click here for directions.

Phone: 215-581-3181

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