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9:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping Monday – Fridays: 9 – 10:30 am River Adventure, Floor 1 Have you ever been camping? Drop in anytime and gather round the campfire, tell stories, and pretend play in this camping corner complete with toys, fake bugs, backpacks, costumes, a tent,[...]
10:00 am Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing
Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing Weekdays and Saturdays, 10 am – 3 pm Program Room Dot Painting: Join in creating a large collaborative work of art using dot markers! As you create, learn about the visual color mixing that happens with the Pointillism[...]
10:30 am Tot Spot: C is for Color
Tot Spot: C is for Color
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tot Spot: C is for Color Monday – Saturday: 10:30–11am Sunday: 11:30am – 12pm Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in activities, songs, and play especially designed to offer our youngest visitors time and space to socialize with others and strengthen early learning skills. Practice the ABCs with[...]
11:00 am Drop-In and Draw
Drop-In and Draw
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Saturday: 9 –10:30 am and Tuesday – Friday: 3:30 – 4:30 pm Wonderland, Ground Floor Drop in anytime to look closely at colors, shapes, and characters. Then grab a board and some colored pencils and draw your own creations inspired by what[...]
11:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Color
Pop Up Play Corner: Color
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pop Up Play Corner: Color Thursdays and Fridays: 11 am – 12:30 pm Wonderland, Ground Floor Drop in anytime to learn all the colors of the rainbow and about color matching and mixing in this colorful play corner complete with toys in all your favorite colors.
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
May 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino Daily: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Listen to stories and build literacy skills with stories from author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino!
2:00 pm Learning Lab
Learning Lab
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learning Lab Tuesdays: 1:30-3:30 pm Fridays: 2-3pm Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
3:30 pm Drop-In and Draw
Drop-In and Draw
May 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Drop-In and Draw Monday – Saturday: 9 –10:30 am and Tuesday – Friday: 3:30 – 4:30 pm Wonderland, Ground Floor Drop in anytime to look closely at colors, shapes, and characters. Then grab a board and some colored pencils and draw your own creations inspired by what[...]
4:00 pm Strolling Puppets
Strolling Puppets
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Strolling Puppets Monday and Wednesday – Saturday, 4 – 5 pm Sunday, 11 am-12:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Drop in anytime and join our educator and strolling puppet for a kid-friendly tour and conversation in Hamilton Hall!
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
May 19 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
End of the Day: Music and Movement Daily 4:30-5 pm Hamilton Hall, First Floor March in a musical parade through the museum, and add your own sounds and moves to close out a special day at PTM.
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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
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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