Please Touch Museum

4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131- Map It
Phone: (215) 581-3181

AAA Editor Notes

Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic (formerly N. Concourse Dr.) at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park, occupies a building used as an art gallery during the 1876 Centennial Exhibition. Abundant hands-on educational activities encourage children under age 8 and their families to use their senses as they play. Children can run a supermarket, medical practice or construction site. Space Station focuses on movement, height and flight. Older children and adults will enjoy Centennial Exploration, which showcases the historical World's Fair building.
Events and daily theater performances also are offered.
Food is available.
$19; $2 (first Wed. of the month 4-7); free (under 1). Carousel $3 (per ride). Every five children must be accompanied by one adult.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5 (also first Wed. of the month 5-7), Sun. 11-5 (9-3, Christmas Eve and Dec. 31). Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 3 hours minimum.