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10:00 am Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Creative Arts Studio: Shades & Tints
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Creative Arts Studio: Shades and Tints Monday- Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM, Sunday 11:00-3:00 PM Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor  All Ages Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum! This month, mix, experiment, and create shades, tints, and hues with oil pastels.[...]
10:00 am Tot Spot: L is for Light
Tot Spot: L is for Light
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Tot Spot: L is for Light 10:00-10:30 AM Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor  Toddler and an adult learning partner Join in activities, songs, 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: Shadow Drawings
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Drop In & Draw: Shadow Drawings Outside of Centennial Room, Ground Floor  Preschoolers & Up Drop-in to look closely at how our shadows come to be. Then grab a piece of paper a few colored pencils and draw your shadow!
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Strolling Puppets Tour Wednesday- Saturday 12:00-12:30 PM Daily 12:00-12:30 PM Daniel Tiger Exhibition, Floor 1  All ages Join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in our Daniel Tiger Exhibition.  
1:30 pm Story Time: Night & Day
Story Time: Night & Day
Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Night and Day Daily 1:30 Daniel Tiger Exhibition. Floor 1  All Ages Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories about daytime and nighttime.
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learning Lab 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.
3:30 pm Adventorous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark
Adventorous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark
Dec 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Adventurous Afternoon: Glow in the Dark Wednesdays 3:30-4:00 PM Between Daniel Tiger and Flight Fantasy Exhibitions Preschool and Elementary aged children with an adult learning partner Meet us to embark on a 30-minute STEAM adventure designed for students ages 4 – 8 years old. Shine bright! In[...]
4:30 pm Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade
Dec 1 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Music and Movement: End of the Day Parade Daily 4:30- 5:00 PM Hamilton Hall, Ground Floor  All ages Come out of the shadows and join us for a bright musical parade to end your day of play at Please Touch Museum.  

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

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