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Please Touch Museum

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Neighbourhood: Fairmount Park
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Address: 4231 Ave of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone Number:
+1 215-581-3181
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Today
09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Hands-on museum where adults and children can learn and explore together....

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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People are friendly

Have visited several times with my grandchildren. The staff is always friendly. You might say they should be; it is a kid's place. But the staff here truly seem to enjoy their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Pennsylvania
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have visited several times with my grandchildren. The staff is always friendly. You might say they should be; it is a kid's place. But the staff here truly seem to enjoy their job and helping people. It is a joy to go here. One incredibly special employee is Sharvaughn who was working the carousel today. She made sure everyone was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not a museum in the traditional sense. It's more of a playground on steroids. Our 3 and 7 year olds both had a blast here. Infact we got a annual memberhsip.

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Thank lisafern242
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

So we last came here 4.5 years ago, kids were 6 and 2 and had so much fun they still remembered the place. This time around we were here in a long weekend and the museum was swamped. That really changed things. Also my 4 year old seemed to be aging out and 6 and 11 year olds were way... More 

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Thank Zin C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our two year old son, and he loved the water tables in the opening area, along with a few other activities in the building. It was crowded and there isn't a lot of staff visible on the floor for questions or help, be prepared for the potential of unsupervised children to be disruptive.

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Thank tyler f
Wilmington, Delaware
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our two granddaughters wanted us to take them to the Please Touch Museum. Actually, we went with them about four years ago when the little one was about three and the older one was seven. We told them we believed they had "aged out" of this activity, but they were insistent, so off we went. I have to say that... More 

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Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited with our 18 month old granddaughter and her father (our son) on a Saturday. The parking lot was full but the museum is so large, it didn't feel crowded. The cost was $19pp including the little one, parking was $12 and we paid an extra $3 for the carousel ride, They did give us a... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so much fun for my two daughters ages 4 and 8. There were so many interesting, educational exhibits for the girls to enjoy. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful, museum was clean, and a terrific time was had by all.

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Thank td1232014
Philadelphia
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times with many children over the years!! Never gets old the kids always have fun. Highly recommended!

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Rochester, New York
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was incredible!!! What a great way to exert some energy on a rainy cold day! My daughter is still a little young for this but had a FANTASTIC time anyway. I think any kids would enjoy it from the age they start walking until about 8 years old. So many new stimulants and places to explore. I love... More 

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Thank Rachel B
New Rochelle, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to going to the museum. It more than delivered. It is so large that we didn't get to do everything. I recommend this for families who have children who are explorers! We will be going back again this year.

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