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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131-3719
Fairmount Park
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As time goes by it is always a treat to revisit my childhood. I am garrenteed a pleasant fun filled experience at the Please Touch Museum. Nestled in historic Fairmount Park is the first treat!. I grew up taking hikes, have picnics, attending carnivals etc...More

Thank P3308ZKsharonc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great exhibits that are safe for toddlers. My 1 yr. old loved it and was able to get out all his energy and really have a great time with his cousin. His aunt, his grandmother and I had fun too!!

Thank Tiffany B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Loved taking a picture of my daughter having tea with Alice in Wonderland. Lots of things to touch and play on. Great for "city" kids to see how a farm runs. Worth the visit.

Thank Michael P
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Marianna916
26 August 2017|
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Response from Dvora E | Reviewed this property |
My daughter is 9 and enjoyed most of it.
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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.
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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
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