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Please Touch Museum

Closes in 2 min: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hands-on museum where adults and children can learn and explore together. The Museum is open Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Admission is $19 for adults and children age one and over. Children under one are free.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave, Memorial Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19131-3719
Fairmount Park
+1 215-581-3181
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My two kids just loved this place. There is a great variety of things for them to do, and broad appeal across a large age range. They both left happy and exhausted after running about all day firing rockets, building towers, fixing cars and damming...More

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting a lot more from our visit with our grandson. The cost was over priced $60.00 for 2 adult and an one year old child. $3.00 for riding the carousel which was less then two minuets long. Ok, I could have accepted the...More

3  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my granddaughter here and It was hard for me to get her to leave. This is a kids heaven. Great experience.

Thank 72guyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for kids... They will enjoy it like no other place... There are many things for kids to do. Mine did not want to leave!!!

Thank Al M
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I recently visited with my daughter and she loved it. There was so much to do! She especially loved the supermarket area. We loved the cafe. There were many healthy and fresh food options. We had the delicious pizza made right in front of us....More

Thank KelNY2000
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My four year old and 19 month old loved this place. Nice to have somewhere that is catered to them, where I didn’t have to worry about them breaking something or hurting themselves. The place is huge, with lots of exhibits. One could easily spend...More

Thank Yardielady
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Ok, so two things to know at the beginning of the review. I love carousels, and I’m a Montessori teacher. So, I went to the Please Touch Museum to see and ride the carousel with another adult friend (no children) while in Philly. Every city...More

Thank DoozerLaFae
Reviewed 1 September 2018

A perfect time with our 6 yr. old. The Alice in Wonderland exhibit was outstanding but perhaps more appealing to adults who know the story. Even with a weekend crowd there was plenty of fun to be had. A must stop for families with young...More

1  Thank hickup41742
Reviewed 25 August 2018

What does children always want to do? Touch everything. So this is the place for them. This museum offers them the chance to explore, play, and do absolutely everything touching with any problem, quite the contrary, they need to touch if they want to play....More

Thank PezFish
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice now, first being Dec 2016 and then end of July 2018. Aside from the permanent exhibitions/structures, they change things around and have new sections and also some limited-time exhibition. Our favorite is the mini-town, especially the grocery store, just becareful,...More

Thank BON2travel
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29 August 2018|
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Response from BusdriverPhil | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer for sure but I have to believe that they would probably prohibit it since there would be no one to escort you to and from the carousel. Also I have not seen a price advertised for that purpose.
Kim W
26 July 2018|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
If you prefer to take a cab rather than public transportation, I would suggest Embassy Suites at Ben Franklin Parkway (10 minutes). There are many hotels to choose near City Hall (3 Marriott brand hotels, Hyatt, Hilton... More
Laura W
18 May 2018|
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