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Memorial Day Beach Party
Memorial Day Beach Party
May 27 all-day
Memorial Day Beach Party
Memorial Day Beach Party Join us for a Memorial Day Weekend Beach Party! We are welcoming summer in style. Sounds of Summer Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 2 pm What is a beach party without some cool tunes? Our DJ will be rocking[...]
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11:00 am Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing
Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Program Room: Dot Painting and Tissue Paper Color Mixing Sundays, 11 am – 4 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 technique, which[...]
11:00 am Strolling Puppets
Strolling Puppets
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 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!
11:30 am Tot Spot: C is for Color
Tot Spot: C is for Color
May 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
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. Learn colors and practice[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
May 21 @ 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!
3:00 pm Rigamajig
Rigamajig
May 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays, 11:30-12 pm Saturdays, 2–2:30 pm Sundays, 3–3:30 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 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!
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
May 21 @ 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.
9:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
May 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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 22 @ 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[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
May 22 @ 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!
4:00 pm Strolling Puppets
Strolling Puppets
May 22 @ 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 22 @ 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.
9:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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[...]
11:30 am Rigamajig
Rigamajig
May 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Rigamajig Tuesdays, 11:30-12 pm Saturdays, 2–2:30 pm Sundays, 3–3:30 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 Learning Lab
Learning Lab
May 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 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.
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
May 23 @ 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!
3:30 pm Drop-In and Draw
Drop-In and Draw
May 23 @ 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[...]
4:30 pm End of the Day: Music and Movement
End of the Day: Music and Movement
May 23 @ 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.
9:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
Storytime: Books and Illustrations by Dan Yaccarino
May 24 @ 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!
3:30 pm Drop-In and Draw
Drop-In and Draw
May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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.
9:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 Maker Program: Pigments
Maker Program: Pigments
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maker Program: Pigments Thursdays: 2–3 pm Centennial Classroom, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology through open-ended explorations. In April and May, learn how natural paints and pigments are made from things found in nature, like stones and plants.
3:30 pm Drop-In and Draw
Drop-In and Draw
May 25 @ 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 25 @ 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 25 @ 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.
9:00 am Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
Pop Up Play Corner: Camping
May 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 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.
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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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