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“What a cool museum!!!”

Please Touch Museum
Ranked #18 of 488 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I had read great reviews, but my visit by far exceeded expectations. I think what I loved most is how spacious and spread out feels. Even with tons of kids (and parents) looking at the exhibits, you rarely feel cramped. There is just so much for the kids to see and do! Enjoyed every minute there...and loved seeing how much fun my child was having!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Went with my husband and 20 month old. Purchased the membership there and have used it 3 times since. Each time, my daughter has a blast. She always remembers where the merry go round is. She loves ducks and at the entrance, she turns right and you have water activity with ducks. They provide an apron to cover the kids. They have a cute Alice in Wonderland theme, starting with a huge tree with Cheshire cat. You walk around the huge tree as you go down to an Alice in Wonderland themed maze. They have a nursery rhyme area, an area for trains, city life, trucks, ambulance, houses, and so much more. The store is well stocked with great books and an assortment of clothes and trinkets.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My wife, her cousin and I took our two sons, ages 9 & 4. First of all, the building is an area called Centennial Park, a beautiful park with huge oak trees. Memorial Hall is a gorgeous classic beaux arts building built in 1876 for the centennial, among other buildings no longer standing. Inside, there is a huge atrium with massive columns, an ornate ceiling high above with a mural and a multi-colored metal sculpture of lady liberty’s arm with her torch.

Now, inside is the museum, a fantastic place for the kids. A room for building with huge float blocks and pool noodles. Another with a winding raised river with switches and other kid tools to change the flow. A room to launch foam rocket through hoops above, towards the 25’ ceiling. An entire Alice in Wonderland maze and world, with characters, changing environments and interactive features. So many great activities to keep our boys busy and fun for the adults too! Must see for parents.

1  Thank Jesse S
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Our kids with a 30 second attention span spent 5 hours here. Kids truly loved it, tons to do. I think you can park on the street yo save $12. Unlimited carousel was worth worth $2 more than 1 ride

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We have visited this museum 3 times in a year. Our extremely energetic and playful 3 years old loves this place. It has so many interactive activities to offer for kids with different interests. We could easily spend 4-6 hours here. They also offer free admission to kids with PA access card with parents needing to pay just $2. Also, we love that they offer unlimited carousel rides for just $5. Their carousel is also big and very beautiful. Museum thoughtfully designed tailor to the little brains.

Thank VaishaliAmin
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