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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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  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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 yesterday

Great Fun for kids People very friendly. Love the carousel. Brings back the kid in everyone even adults

Thank DeeDee0729
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My family is from the suburbs of Philly. When we go to visit we enjoy going to the Please Touch Museum. I remember going as a child. It is in a different location. My kids love it here. I love being with them at this...More

Thank tracey0z
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great place to let your children's imagination run wild. Perfect for preschoolers but was very fun for our 9, 11 & 12 year old grandchildren. The carousel is a very nice surprise and costs $3 to ride.

Thank April J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made first visit to Please Touch Museum since the move to location near Philadelphia Zoo. My grandchildren were very impressed as we spent four hours exploring the museum. There were many interactive exhibits that were educational and fun. After finishing our extensive exploration of the...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with our 2 & 4 year old boys. We arrived around 10:30 on a Wednesday and it was not very crowded. We were actually able to park on the street so we did not have to pay the museum parking. By around 12:00...More

Thank asnow815
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love Please Touch museum. I have two kids ages 6 and 9, and this is there favorite place. They have so many fun things to do from riding a bus, to playing in an Alice and wonderland maze. They even have a fake...More

Thank Simrin S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This came recommended to us as THE place to check out in philly with a four year old and it didn't disappoint. Our son loved each part, especially the rocket launch and the transportation zone. The price isn't cheap (esp with kids/adults paying the same...More

Thank dc_audax
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place for kids to have fun.. They have good activities where children can get involved. I visited this place with my 11 years and 5 years old kids. They had a great time at this place. They have a beautiful Alice in wonderland...More

1  Thank Rajan B
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

We saw more than enough activities or opportunities for our two year old granddaughter to experiment with and touch from shopping in the grocery store, to driving a bus or/and car, to visiting Alice in wonderland and to playing with water are only some of...More

1  Thank mawae
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

I visited here with a 2 and 4 year old. There is so much to see, do and touch. Interactive museum with a post office, grocery store, construction site, hospital, water way and so much door. I would recommend anyone with kids in the area...More

Thank Colbel
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Laura W
May 18, 2018|
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Response from JMH101 | Reviewed this property |
I think that there is something for just about every age. We enjoyed it as much as our grandsons.
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Marianna916
August 26, 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
August 23, 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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