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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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+1 215-581-3181
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Read rave reviews about the place, but the place was rundown and lots of things didn’t work. Then the fire alarm went off. Staff was, shall we say, intense as the place was clearing out. Not impressed.

Thank TophersTravels71
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for kids. 5 yr old loved it. Great variety of hands on exhibits and interactive themes. Also for us adults, take time to enjoy the architecture.

1  Thank IMAWORLDFOODIE
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 year old had a blast. Everything a child could be interested in can be found here; water play, cars, trucks, shopping, trains, dr/nurse play, mirrors, mazes, slides, building, etc. We got there in the afternoon, around 1pm, but purchased tickets online so we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

1  Thank tflann1234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...More

1  Thank duchessf2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...More

1  Thank Jesse S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank justaguyNyc
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I took the 8 and 5 year old I nanny on Presidents Day. I was nervous that 1) the 8 year old would feel a little out-of-place and 2) the museum would be incredibly crowded, but I was pleasantly surprised! My 8 year old seemed...More

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This place is great, but it's really a glorified play place and not so much a museum. My child was a little too old for it, but he had been a few years younger, it would have been great. Close proximity to the zoo.

Thank mowlio
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Marianna916
27 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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