Special Events | Please Touch Playhouse Performances | Character Appearances

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9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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.
3:00 pm Maker Program: Papermaking and Thank You Cards
Maker Program: Papermaking and Thank You Cards
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker: Papermaking and Thank You Cards Thursday 3:00-4:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner How do you make a piece of paper? Join us for an hour-long open- ended exploration of the tools and process for papermaking and[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 9 @ 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!

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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