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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: 09:00 - 17:00
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 yesterday

Our 2 year old loved it. Our 8 year old was mildly amused at best. It was not as good as I expected, as it is really just a huge playroom, and nothing super exciting or special. But again, our 2 year old loved it,...More

Thank Jeffrey Y
Reviewed yesterday

The Please Touch Museum. A fabulous place for toddlers, young children and young-at-heart adults alike. This museum is a very interactive; get your hands dirty (or wet) kind of place. Plan to spend at least a couple hours here. Tickets can be pricey so look...More

Thank Willof72
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our 2 1/2 year old son on a Saturday morning in the summer. We arrived right after opening and had no trouble finding parking and there was no line to get in. It's in a gorgeous building which was interesting for the adults-...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 7yr and 4yr old on a Saturday in the summer and was pleased it was not as busy as I thought it was going to be. We had been once before when the 7yr old was 3yrs old.. I was sad to see...More

Thank Lizzi583
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so spacious and great for little kids! The downstairs is literally a kid-sized town with a supermarket, shoe store, hospital.. the children can play there the whole time! There was also an interactive storyland which included areas about well-known children's books, there...More

Thank Diana G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The weather forced us to cancel our zoo trip when my 4 year old niece was in town so we had to come up with another solution on the fly. The Please Touch Museum was a great alternative. My little niece had a great time...More

Thank Lindsay Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't say I frequent children's museums, but have been to enough to say this is one of the best. No kid can't find something to love here. Highly recommended.

Thank Warren L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with another 2 families- together 5 children, ages 9, 8, 6+6, 4. The museum is wonderful. They had a show about Pinch, which the parents enjoyed more than the kids. (pinch is a bear who is very small but can do great things)....More

Thank Dvora E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to the Please Touch Museum at least 3 times with my family. It continues to be a great museum even now that my niece is 10 years old. From babies to tweens to adults, it's a fun, air-conditioned large space to spend...More

Thank BostnChicago
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Please Touch Museum on a rainy Saturday afternoon...it was very popular and quite crowded. The exhibits were ok, however, we have been to many of these museums, and this was definitely one of the less interesting ones.

Thank Kenneth B
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john r
18 August 2017|
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Response from marie f | Reviewed this property |
It does say $19 each on the website. You might want to check some of the discount code sites to see what is out there to make it cost less. Please Touch offers discounts for Military, Police, Firefighters etc - ask them to... More
18 May 2017|
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Response from Belinda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is. We stayed at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Philadelphia.
9 April 2017|
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Actually yes in front