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12:00 am Healthy Me, Healthy Family, Healthy Community Exhibit Opening
Healthy Me, Healthy Family, Healthy Community Exhibit Opening
Nov 17 @ 12:00 am – Nov 18 @ 12:00 am
Healthy Me, Healthy Family, Healthy Community Exhibit Opening
Healthy Me, Healthy Family, Healthy Community Exhibit Opening Please join us to celebrate through play the opening of the new and reimagined exhibit gallery, Healthy Me, Healthy Family, Healthy Community. The opening of the HMHFHC exhibit will unveil two brand new exhibit spaces in partnership with BIMBO[...]
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets All Ages This month we are giving thanks to friends and family through play. Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! Braid, twist, and knot string and yarn to design a bracelet to give to[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends
Tot Spot: F is for Family and Friends Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, stories, and play specially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. This month, investigate the[...]
11:30 am Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Drop In & Draw: Portraits
Nov 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In & Draw: Portraits Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Alice in Wonderland, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in and look closely at the parts of the face. Then grab a piece of paper and some colored pencils to draw a portrait of your family or a[...]
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All ages Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a Family-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibit.
1:30 pm Storytime: Family & Friends
Storytime: Family & Friends
Nov 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Family & Friends  Daily 1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Daniel Tiger’s Neighorhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit, Floor 1 All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about friendship and families.
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learning Lab: Temple University  Friday 2:00-4:00 pm 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.
3:00 pm Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig Tuesday and Saturday 3:00-4:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All Ages Follow your curiosity and innovate with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and ropes. Work together to imagine and construct your own amazing creation.  
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement:  End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30 – 5:00 PM  Hamilton Hall, 1st Floor  All ages Join us for a musical parade through the Please Touch Museum to celebrate friends, family, and the end of a day of play!
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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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