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Get Wild Day

Meet live animals as we celebrate the animal kingdom and their amazing powers! Plus, don’t miss visiting the WILD KRATTS®: CREATURE POWER®! exhibit. Thank you to our media partner WHYY for…

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Independence Blue Cross Carousel House, Main Level

Take a spin on our glimmering carousel — a piece of history built over 100 years ago! Ride the intricately carved horses, rabbits, cats, pigs and goats or our stationary…

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Wilderness Wanderers

River Adventures, Main Level

Join us on a wilderness exploration adventure throughout Please Touch Museum! We’ll begin by the River and make our way underground on the Alice in Wonderland ramp, observing and learning…

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Elmwood Park Zoo

Meeting Room East (Main Level)

Stop by and say hi to our friends from Elmwood Park Zoo and their LIVE ANIMALS and enjoy a display table with furs, feathers, shells and skulls to touch and…

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Oh No Orca!

Hamilton Hall, Main Level

Play pretend as different arctic animals and imagine how they might move! We’ll waddle like penguins, swim like sharks, and crawl like bears as we find fish to eat! But…

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Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Centennial Innovations (Lower Level)

Stop by and visit our friends from the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and learn all about birds!

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