Calendar

Special events

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Play Without Boundaries 9:00 am
Play Without Boundaries
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Play Without Boundaries
Please join us for Play Without Boundaries, a program and early opening for kids with learning and developmental disabilities and those on the autism spectrum. PWB early openings provide an opportunity for families to enjoy the museum before it is open to the public without the crowds[...]
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Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino 11:00 am
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino 11 am and 1 pm Readings in the Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Book signings outside the Kids Shop, Floor 1 Don’t miss this opportunity to meet internationally acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino! Listen to him[...]
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino 1:00 pm
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino
Storytime & Meet and Greet with Dan Yaccarino 11 am and 1 pm Readings in the Please Touch Playhouse, Ground Floor Book signings outside the Kids Shop, Floor 1 Don’t miss this opportunity to meet internationally acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Dan Yaccarino! Listen to him[...]
Chef Demo: Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly 2:00 pm
Chef Demo: Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Chef Demo: <em>Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly</em>
Chef Demo: Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly 2 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Watch a special cooking demonstration by our Please Taste Café chef, inspired by the book Cooking with Henry and Elliebelly illustrated by Dan Yaccarino, sample treats, and then role play in your own cooking[...]
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Storybook Ball: Where Fairytales Come to Life | Special Ticketed Event from 11 am – 3 pm
Storybook Ball: Where Fairytales Come to Life | Special Ticketed Event from 11 am – 3 pm
Apr 23 all-day
Storybook Ball: Where Fairytales Come to Life | Special Ticketed Event from 11 am - 3 pm
Join us for our annual Storybook Ball! Sunday, April 23 11am – 3pm Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Let it be known that noble and beneficent Lady of the world-renowned Castle Please Touch, nestled in the green tree kingdom of Fairmountia, has invited all storybook characters to come[...]
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Buddy the Dinosaur Meet and Greet 10:00 am
Buddy the Dinosaur Meet and Greet
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Buddy the Dinosaur Meet and Greet
Meet Buddy the Dinosaur! Meet and Greets at 10 am and 12 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Take the Dinosaur Train to Please Touch Museum to meet everyone’s favorite T-Rex, Buddy! We’ve partnered with WHYY for this special appearance. Don’t forget to bring a favorite book to[...]
Buddy the Dinosaur Meet and Greet 12:00 pm
Buddy the Dinosaur Meet and Greet
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Buddy the Dinosaur Meet and Greet
Meet Buddy the Dinosaur! Meet and Greets at 10 am and 12 pm Hamilton Hall, Floor 1 Take the Dinosaur Train to Please Touch Museum to meet everyone’s favorite T-Rex, Buddy! We’ve partnered with WHYY for this special appearance. Don’t forget to bring a favorite book to[...]
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Sports in the City at Please Touch Museum 11:00 am
Sports in the City at Please Touch Museum
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sports in the City at Please Touch Museum
Sports in the City The NFL draft is in town, so come out to Please Touch Museum and get into the spirit with our own day of family-friendly sports activities. Wear your NFL gear for a free carousel ride! S is for Sports 11:30 am – 12[...]
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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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