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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[...]
First Wednesday: Fall Finale
First Wednesday: Fall Finale
Nov 1 all-day
First Wednesday: Fall Finale
First Wednesday: Fall Finale The leaves are falling fast and the weather is getting chilly. Explore the sights, sounds, and colors of the season through play! Through a partnership with Vetri’s Mobile Teaching Kitchen, chefs young and old will learn how to how to cook fresh produce.[...]
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5:30 pm There’s Something Under My Bed
There’s Something Under My Bed
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
There's Something Under My Bed
Please Touch Playhouse presents There’s Something Under My Bed Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Sam is three and a half, and for some time now has had a bit of a problem. Every time he goes to sleep he has the sneaking suspicion there is something under[...]
9:00 am Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale 
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale 
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pop Up Holiday Programming: Fall Finale 
The leaves are falling fast and the weather is getting chilly.  Explore the sights, sounds, and colors of the season through play. *November 2nd: Museum closes at 2pm Program Room, Trees in the Fall 10:00-1:00 pm Program Room, Floor 1 All Ages Drop in anytime to create[...]
6:00 pm Imagination Ball, Back to Neverland
Imagination Ball, Back to Neverland
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Imagination Ball, Back to Neverland @ Philadelphia | Pennsylvania | United States
  Imagination Sponsors Ashley and Daniel Govberg Meghan and Ben Johnson   Play Sponsor Wonder Sponsors   Curiosity Sponsors   Jen and Fred Fox Karen Griffith Gryga Marjorie and Jeffrey Honickman Innovative Compensation and Benefits Concepts, LLC Dr. Barbara Klock and Salem Shuchman Philadelphia Media Network PNC[...]
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 3 @ 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[...]
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 3 @ 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 3 @ 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 3 @ 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 3 @ 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 3 @ 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.
4:30 pm Music and Movement
Music and Movement
Nov 3 @ 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!
9:00 am Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Program Room: Friendship Bracelets
Nov 4 @ 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 4 @ 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[...]
11:00 am Learning Lab
Learning Lab
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learning Lab: University of Pennsylvania  November 4th, 2017 11:00 am- 2:00 pm City Park, 1st Floor A collaboration between Please Touch Museum and University of Pennsylvania. Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
12:00 pm Strolling Puppets Tour
Strolling Puppets Tour
Nov 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Innovate & Imagine: Rigamajig
Nov 4 @ 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 4 @ 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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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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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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