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Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

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Family Festival: Sukkot
Family Festival: Sukkot
Oct 5 – Oct 11 all-day
Family Festival: Sukkot
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. Special Family Activity: Art Installation Sukkah Please Touch Museum Entrance 9am – 5pm Stop by the[...]
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Member Early Opening: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit 9:00 am
Member Early Opening: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Member Early Opening: <em>Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit</em>
Don’t miss our first Members-only early opening for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit Members are invited to join us for an exclusive members-only early opening! Enjoy private play time in the Museum before it opens to the public, explore Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, and[...]
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Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance 1:30 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance
Oct 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 1:30 – 2pm Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about self-empowerment and acceptance.
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Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance 1:30 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance
Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 1:30 – 2pm Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about self-empowerment and acceptance.
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Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance 1:30 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance
Oct 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 1:30 – 2pm Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about self-empowerment and acceptance.
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Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance 1:30 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Coming Out Week Storytime: Self-Empowerment and Acceptance Thursday, October 12 – Sunday, October 15, 1:30 – 2pm Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about self-empowerment and acceptance.
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Adventurous Afternoons: Who Lives in an Acorn? 3:30 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Who Lives in an Acorn?
Oct 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Who Lives in an Acorn? Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4pm Adventure Camp, Floor 1 Meet us at Adventure Camp to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Who lives in an acorn? In October, explore your nature neighborhood.
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Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learning Lab: Temple University Friday, October 20 and 27, 2 – 4pm Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor 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.
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Adventurous Afternoons: Who Lives in an Acorn? 3:30 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Who Lives in an Acorn?
Oct 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoons: Who Lives in an Acorn? Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4pm Adventure Camp, Floor 1 Meet us at Adventure Camp to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Who lives in an acorn? In October, explore your nature neighborhood.
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PAWs for Reading 1:30 pm
PAWs for Reading
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PAWs for Reading
PAWS for Reading 1:30 – 2:30pm Centennial Train Room, Ground Floor Children can read aloud to a therapy dog (or cat, or bunny!) to improve reading and communication skills. Sessions are one-on-one with trained therapy pets (and their handlers) in a setting where they can feel comfortable[...]
Learning Lab 2:00 pm
Learning Lab
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learning Lab: Temple University Friday, October 20 and 27, 2 – 4pm Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor 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.
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Monster Mash
Monster Mash
Oct 28 all-day
Monster Mash
Join us for Monster Mash! Saturday, October 28 9am – 5pm 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[...]
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Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale
Oct 31 all-day
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale
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. We have even scheduled special program hours for First Wednesday on[...]
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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

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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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