Ways to Save

First Wednesday

Admission on the First Wednesday of every month is only $2 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Military Discounts

The Museum offers the following military discounts with valid ID:

  • 6 free admissions per active duty personnel from Memorial Day through Labor Day and $2 off per ticket (up to four tickets) for the rest of the year
  • Veterans receive $2 off per ticket (up to four tickets) at anytime

Fire Fighters and Police Officers

The Museum offers the following military discounts with valid ID:

  • Active duty fire fighters and police officers receive $2 off per ticket (up to four tickets)

Association of Children’s Museums Discounts

If you have an ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) reciprocal logo on your membership card from another children’s museum, you will receive discounted admission for up to 6 individuals.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates may be used for museum admission and in the Kids Store. For more information or to purchase them over the phone, call 215-581-3181.

Designated Therapists and/or Caregivers

Please Touch Museum is committed to being accessible and inclusive to all visitors as we strive to provide exceptional experiences for our guests. Our staff is here to assist visitors whenever they request a need.

One (1) complimentary admission ticket will be issued at the request of the identified care provider or personal care attendant who is aiding a paid visitor or member who requires medical or physical assistance during their visit. The care provider must request the complimentary ticket at the time of visitor or member admission. This complimentary ticket is available to the caregiver only when accompanying the visitor or member in need during the actual visit.

Service Animals
Service dogs are permitted in the building. They must obey the same policies as all other visitors.

ACCESS Admissions Program

ACCESS cardholders (those Pennsylvania residents who monitor their government issued cash, food, or medical benefits with an EBT card) are invited to visit the Please Touch Museum at a deeply discounted rate of $2.


  • Visitors must present a valid Pennsylvania ACCESS Card along with photo ID to receive the $2 Please Touch Museum admission ticket.
  • One (1) PA ACCESS card admits the cardholder and up to, but no more than, three (3) friends or family members at a rate of $2 per person ages one (1) and older.
  • One PA ACCESS card and one adult photo ID is required for up to four (4) people; each group of up to four (4) people requires one adult with photo ID.
  • ACCESS card discount is limited to one use per day.
  • Admission must be paid by the visitor, not through their EBT funds.
  • All ACCESS card holders and their authorized guests have to be present at the time of sale.
  • The ACCESS admission discount is not valid on special exhibitions, school or group visits, events or features, or with any other offer or group rate.

Please Touch Museum is proud to be a member of the ACCESS Admissions program. For further information about the ACCESS admission program, visit Art-Reach.

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Hours of Operation

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

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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