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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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  • Average7%
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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 4 days ago via mobile

After a 2 hour drive turned to more than 3, it wasn't my near 4-year old that wanted out of the car. It was the open grassy area in front of the building where we parked that alerted me this Children's Museum would deliver on...More

Thank EricRock
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place was so fun for the kids. They really liked the carousel. They rode it at least 3 different times. The exhibits were very interactive and kept the kids busy. The gift shop was decent but we didn't buy anything. I would recommend going...More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here with my grandchildren (ages 2 and 4) and they both loved it! There are different rooms dedicated to various themes, and all offer a delightful experience for young ones to jump right in and enjoy themselves. It's a very large building, so...More

Thank Ellen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son who is 7 loved it...thought we would go for two hours...ended up there for 4 hours!!!! So much to explore...there is a coffee shop that serves kid friendly food as well as adult food. Take extra clothes cause kids DO get wet while...More

Thank RHagras
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter here when she was very little, it was amazing then, and now I hear it is really exciting for young children, and of course the adults get a lot out of it to, just watching their children having so much fun,...More

Thank 797nurseblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went today with two of my grandkids 4,6 . They both enjoyed it ! I paid for parking tickets and the merry go round 75 dollars . Not including food or beverages. I think it's bit to high price for that! How can a...More

Thank shalva k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They kids always have a good time when they go. I never have to worry about them getting lost or bored. The only negatives are they need to start wiping down some of those displays its a germs in the mini super market from the...More

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be honest, I can't actually review the attraction because they would not let me in. I was stopped at the door and told unless I had a young child with me I could not enter. The only purpose for leaving this review is to...More

Thank Anne U
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This place is absolutly amazing! If you have small children (ages 2-8) then I highly recommend bringing them (and Purell) to the Please Touch Museum! It is expertly designed to immerse kids in science, art and literature with its own unique Philadelphia twist! This is...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I've been to my fair share of children's museums, and this is one of the best. My kids are 7 and 3, and both had an amazing time. The place is huge, with lots of interactive exhibits. By far the biggest play grocery store I've...More

1  Thank Matthew C
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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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Response from David N | Reviewed this property |
Actually yes in front
22 February 2017|
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Response from marie f | Reviewed this property |
I see you are planning to visit on a Saturday. My guess is that it will be more crowded than for our weekday visit. We went on an in-service school day so that it would be less crowded since not all school districts have... More