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April Fool’s Day at Please Touch Museum
April Fool’s Day at Please Touch Museum
Apr 1 all-day
Happy April Fool’s Day! Join us on April Fool’s Day for some super silly and fun activities at Please Touch Museum! End of the Day Dance Party Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 9:30 – 10 am What time of day is it? Wiggle and shimmy and make your[...]
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11:00 am Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Studio: Colorful Accordion Books Daily, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum!
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
Mar 26 @ 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.
11:00 am Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Mar 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Studio: Colorful Accordion Books Daily, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum!
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
Mar 27 @ 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.
10:30 am Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Mar 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me 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 your[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Studio: Colorful Accordion Books Daily, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum!
11:30 am Rigamajig
Rigamajig
Mar 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays, 11:30-12 pm Saturdays, 2–2:30 pm Sundays, 2:30–3 pm Hamilton Hall Follow your curiosity and build with wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope. There are no right or wrong answers, so see where your imagination takes you!
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Mar 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino Monday – Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories from author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
Mar 28 @ 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.
10:30 am Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Mar 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me 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 your[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Studio: Colorful Accordion Books Daily, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum!
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Mar 29 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino Monday – Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories from author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
Mar 29 @ 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.
10:30 am Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Mar 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me 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 your[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Studio: Colorful Accordion Books Daily, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum!
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Mar 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino Monday – Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy and listen to stories, sing songs, and build literacy skills with stories from author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino
2:00 pm Maker Program: Papermaking
Maker Program: Papermaking
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Papermaking Thursdays: 2–3 pm Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology through open-ended explorations. This month, learn how to make your own glitter paper!
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
Mar 30 @ 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.
10:30 am Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me
Mar 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Tot Spot: ABC’s and Me 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 your[...]
11:00 am Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Program Room: Colorful Accordion Books
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Art Studio: Colorful Accordion Books Daily, 11 am – 4 pm Program Room Drop in anytime to create works of art inspired by your visit to the Museum!
1:30 pm Artist Program: Every Friday
Artist Program: Every Friday
Mar 31 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Artist Program: Every Friday Fridays, 1:30 – 2:00 pm City Park, Floor 1 No day is better than Friday! Read Dan Yaccarino’s story about family traditions titled Every Friday, and tell your own story through art with the help of an artist.
2:00 pm Living Laboratory
Living Laboratory
Mar 31 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living Laboratory Fridays: 2-3 pm Check on-site for location Meet scientists, ask questions, and be part of research projects all about play and early learning.
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
Mar 31 @ 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.
10:30 am Tot Spot: C is for Color
Tot Spot: C is for Color
Apr 1 @ 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[...]
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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
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Phone: 215-581-3181
Email: info@pleasetouchmuseum.org

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