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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%
  • 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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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank mawae
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cost around $20 per person and is well worth it for young children. They have several attractions that can entertain little ones for hours! Street parking will save you $12. Not difficult to find. Housed in a beautiful older building in a great location. I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many children's museums and this is among the worst. We went during the week, hoping to avoid a large weekend crowd, however, we were met with many school groups. This wouldn't be an issue if staff set some guidelines and rules...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 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.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

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 10 April 2018

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

1  Thank DEE31
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

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 5 April 2018 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 April 2018 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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Laura W
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Response from Miranda G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, my 8yo enjoyed it!
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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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