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Please Touch Museum

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Neighborhood: 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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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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great for kids

great for kids. the best value is in a membership though as it will pay for its self and this museum's target audience can't really handle more than 2 hours at a time. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Souderton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

great for kids. the best value is in a membership though as it will pay for its self and this museum's target audience can't really handle more than 2 hours at a time. A membership will pay for its self in two or three visits plus you get to take non members with for free!

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is brilliant. Everything that children could love and be able to touch is here. My son enjoyed himself so much he didn't want to leave. Each room displays a different and exciting theme and is interactive for the children. We are glad to have found this gem on our holiday.

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San Mateo, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It was really crowded the day we went, but my one and two year old had a great time, cafeteria food was reasonably price, a turkey sandwich was 4.25.

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DFW, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We have 3 young boys (5, 4 & 6 mos) & we met two other families there who also had young kiddos. We stayed from 10am-3:30pm and the kiddos would have been fine staying longer! There were so many fun things for them to do and I LOVED that they were allowed to touch and interact with everything! We ate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Loved the layout of this place. It's huge and we visited during the week so it was not busy. Which is perfect as the little one could enjoy everything without feeling crowded out or pushed out of the way by much bigger kids. Would definitely recommend for those with kids 6yrs & under. Even the 9yr old had such a... More 

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Georgetown, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A great place to visit with young kids. My boys are 3 and 5. We can't say enough good things about the Please touch museum. It is an easy way to fill hours of time letting your kids play and explore. Nice snack bar too.

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long island, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We stopped here to stretch our legs from a long drive, and did not expect to love it so much. There was so much to take in at every exhibit. The museum curated it really well for kids to use each exhibit to delve into their own imaginations. It was pure play, and it was great. Launching foam rocket ships... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My family and I had an amazing time here. My kids loved it and they had so much to look at. Got kind of pricy for us especially since i have 4 kids. But it is worth it. Food was pricy..and did get very crowded. So try to go on a weekday so the kids can take their time and... More 

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Ossining, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is the best of the 4 children's museums I've visited (including Westchester, Dallas, and Stepping Stones). The exhibits are spectacular, especially Alice in Wonderland downstairs. The home section is great with kids dressing up as electricians, carpenters, lanscapers, and more. They can mow the lawn, plant pretend gardens, grocery shop and practice sorting and math. The centennial exhibit is... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

You really don't need to read past the title of this review. This hands on museum is marvelous! Over the years I have been to Science Centers and many other hands on exhibits around the country. This is one of the very, very best. This is very much worth your time and money. We took our granddaughter of 20 months,... More 

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