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Please Touch Museum

4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-3719
+1 215-581-3181
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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 $17 for adults and children age one and over. Children under one are free.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-3719
Fairmount Park
+1 215-581-3181
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place! We were here when my oldest son was 3 and made a special trip to come back 5 years later. Our boys, now 8 and 3, loved it. The cafe has decent food and not exorbitantly priced. There is a free...More

Thank Miranda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for young kids on rainy days! Get that energy out and have some fun with the kids.

Thank wanttotravelmore1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time with the kids here. We have 9, 3 and newborn. They love all the activities and playing with others. It is clean and has good food choices. we liked it so much we got a membership there and it...More

Thank katie c
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Me and my daughter (2 years old) really enjoyed this huge and entertaining place, full of discoveries, funny and educational games. In addition the staff is really nice and helpful. Security is excellent, it could be more clean in some part, but kids have a...More

Thank edes63
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This was on our philly bucket list and we were amazed. I felt like a little kid in a candy store. There is plenty to do for adults and children. My self, my wife and my 11,5 and 9 year old all had a blast....More

Thank Cdelaney86
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We have 3 kids, ages 10, 6, 3. Our 3 year old had the most fun. Many of the activities are for infinites. We heard some high praise for this place and maybe that was part of the problem - we expect more. We expect...More

Thank Sivan L
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Was here with my teen daughter and we both loved it !Much exhibits to enjoy and learn.I know its kids museum but doesnt mean i cant have fun in it ! Admission fee is not cheap though

Thank Nella N
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We went here today with our 4 yr. old and 6 yr. old grandsons. It was an hour’s drive from our home with not much traffic even though it was the Friday before Christmas. The building itself is an architectural masterpiece. It was built for...More

Thank JMH101
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Brought my nieces there and they loved it. Can easily spend 4 hours there. So much for them to see and do!

Thank Florence S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Please Touch Museum is the answer to bored young people being dragged to museums too young and being told, "don't touch", "you're too close"! As it is named, young people are welcome to touch, interact, experiment, get wet, you name it! And there is...More

Thank 627Tai
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27 August 2017|
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Response from Dvora E | Reviewed this property |
My daughter is 9 and enjoyed most of it.
Nitsa A
24 August 2017|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
I also have food issues with my granddaughter and no one stopped us from bringing in food.
john r
18 August 2017|
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Response from Denise K | Reviewed this property |
pretty much everyone has responded with the same answer. Use AAA for a better discount. You can go on AAA and see about getting your tickets from them. They are very good for having discounted tickets. Also, group pricing is... More