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Eat Like a Pirate Opening Day
Eat Like a Pirate Opening Day
Jan 18 all-day
Eat Like a Pirate Opening Day
Brave Captain Cook and his crew, the Low-Sodium Dogs, sail past the Sandwich Islands, around the Horn o’ Plenty and up to the Great Food Pyramids a-searching for good nutrition, the proverbial free lunch, and the ever elusive Berry Treasure! Showtimes: 11:00AM–11:30AM, 1:00PM–1:30PM, 3:00PM–3:30PM
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Now: Jan 20 12:45 am
12:00 am MLK Weekend at Please Touch Museum
MLK Weekend at Please Touch Museum
Jan 15 @ 12:00 am – Jan 16 @ 12:00 am
MLK Weekend at Please Touch Museum
MLK Weekend at the Museum Art Activity: Wishes and Dreams Location: Program Room 11 am–4 pm Drop in to participate in a collaborative art activity. Talk together about your wishes and dreams for yourself, your family, your neighborhood, or the world. Then write or draw your idea[...]
12:00 pm Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
12:00 pm MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Jan 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
2:00 pm MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy Storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
12:00 am MLK Weekend at Please Touch Museum
MLK Weekend at Please Touch Museum
Jan 16 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 pm
MLK Weekend at Please Touch Museum
MLK Weekend at the Museum Art Activity: Wishes and Dreams Location: Program Room 11 am–4 pm Drop in to participate in a collaborative art activity. Talk together about your wishes and dreams for yourself, your family, your neighborhood, or the world. Then write or draw your idea[...]
10:30 am Toddler Time: Winter Fun
Toddler Time: Winter Fun
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Fun Monday, Thursday, Friday: 10:30–11 am Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in winter-themed stories, songs, and activities for our youngest visitors.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
January Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Snowflake Masks – Design and create a mask to celebrate the winter season using scissors and stamps. Animals all Around – Play with toy creatures from some of the coldest regions on the planet and build habitats[...]
12:00 pm MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
2:00 pm MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
MR. POTATO HEAD Meet & Greet
Enjoy Storytime and a Meet & Greet with MR. POTATO HEAD, and take a snapshot with this inspirational world-traveler. In our feature exhibit The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD, families are invited on Indiana Jones-style adventures to explore the world around them with the friendly spud as[...]
10:00 am Late Opening
Late Opening
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Please Touch Museum will open at 10 am on Tuesday, January 17. See you then!
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
January Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Snowflake Masks – Design and create a mask to celebrate the winter season using scissors and stamps. Animals all Around – Play with toy creatures from some of the coldest regions on the planet and build habitats[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Winter Wonderland
Storytime: Winter Wonderland
Jan 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Winter Wonderland Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy, listen to stories, and build literacy skills with books for the winter season.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
January Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Snowflake Masks – Design and create a mask to celebrate the winter season using scissors and stamps. Animals all Around – Play with toy creatures from some of the coldest regions on the planet and build habitats[...]
2:00 pm Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12–12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
10:30 am Toddler Time: Winter Fun
Toddler Time: Winter Fun
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Fun Monday, Thursday, Friday: 10:30–11 am Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in winter-themed stories, songs, and activities for our youngest visitors.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jan 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
January Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Snowflake Masks – Design and create a mask to celebrate the winter season using scissors and stamps. Animals all Around – Play with toy creatures from some of the coldest regions on the planet and build habitats[...]
1:30 pm Storytime: Winter Wonderland
Storytime: Winter Wonderland
Jan 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime: Winter Wonderland Tuesdays, Thursdays: 1:30–2 pm City Park, Floor 1 Get cozy, listen to stories, and build literacy skills with books for the winter season.
3:00 pm Makerspace: Wire and Clay
Makerspace: Wire and Clay
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Makerspace: Wire and Clay Thursdays: 3–4 pm Centennial Train Room, Ground Floor Get creative and explore materials, tools, and technology. In January, roll, form, and sculpt clay and wire using a variety of tools to see what each material can do, and then make your own creation.[...]
10:30 am Toddler Time: Winter Fun
Toddler Time: Winter Fun
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Time: Winter Fun Monday, Thursday, Friday: 10:30–11 am Fairytale Garden, Ground Floor Join in winter-themed stories, songs, and activities for our youngest visitors.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
January Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Snowflake Masks – Design and create a mask to celebrate the winter season using scissors and stamps. Animals all Around – Play with toy creatures from some of the coldest regions on the planet and build habitats[...]
2:00 pm Living Laboratory
Living Laboratory
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living Laboratory Fridays: 2-2:30 pm Program Room, Floor 1 Experiment and play with toys used in recent child development studies.
11:00 am Program Room
Program Room
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
January Program Room Activities Daily: 11 am-4 pm Floor 1 Snowflake Masks – Design and create a mask to celebrate the winter season using scissors and stamps. Animals all Around – Play with toy creatures from some of the coldest regions on the planet and build habitats[...]
12:00 pm Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games
Jan 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Feature Exhibit Play: Potato Games Saturdays and Sundays: 12-12:30 pm; Wednesdays: 2–2:30 pm Hamilton Hall Join us for a variety of fun games including hot potato, potato toss, and potato-themed parachute games played in honor of the star of our current feature exhibit, MR. POTATO HEAD.
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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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