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Please Touch Museum® is home to two floors of interactive exhibit zones designed to encourage learning through play.

In recognition of her service to America and achievements as a cultural icon, PTM has placed a memorial display case in our South Foyer in honor of the late Shirley Temple. The legacy of Shirley Temple Black will live on through memories, movies and memorabilia.

PTM FUN FACT: In PTM's City Park near the play vending cart hangs the creation of internationally renowned artist & Philly native Sam Maitin. The whimsical design inspires young visitors to put their own stamp on this work of art by manipulating colorful plastic elements at the base of the piece.

ShopRite Partners In Caring's Orien Reid & PTM puppet pal Marvin the Supermarket Manager helped us unveil new interactive features in our popular Supermarket exhibit!

This past weekend, PTM celebrated to re-opening of our ShopRite Supermarket! The beloved exhibit with its sparkling new checkout lanes and shopping baskets, will now feature shopping lists to help children plan menus, quick response (QR) codes with detailed nutritional information, racks with magazines and flowers and MUCH MORE!

The actual movie piano in 'BIG' is right here at Please Touch Museum!

The carousel is back in action at the Please Touch Museum! Be sure to bring the little ones by to get a ride on our famous carousel!

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FUN FACT: Did you know the animals on PTM's gorgeous Dentzel Carousel were built in the "Philadelphia-style," meaning they were sculpted in vibrant, life-like detail? Be sure to check out the various animals, including pigs, goats, cats, rabbits, and of course, horses, the next time you take a spin!

Would Love to take Owen here sometime! Please Touch Children's Museum

Junior Jet Set: 10 Travel-Worthy Children's Museums

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Fulcrum's curved sandwich panels at the Please Touch Museum In Philadelphia

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Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA- Immersed in Alice in Wonderland

Waterway Play, River Adventures exhibit, Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA, explore water behavior, basic engineering and mechanics, and observation through play and interaction.

The Please Touch Museum. One day I will have kids and we will go to PA and spend all day in this lovely place.

Virginia and Charlie: Some Good Ol' Fashion Fun

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Quick sketch of the liberty torch inside the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia.

Cheshire Cat at the Please Touch Museum. Philadelphia, PA.

Alice exhibit @ Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia { blog - Journal - Fareha & Christopher }

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Make noise! Make memories! Explore the sounds and sights of the jungle in Rainforest Rhythm! Experience the rainforest by beating conga drums, turning rain stick logs, listening to tropical rapids, and interacting with jungle animals.

City Capers offers a realistic urban environment of buildings from Philadelphia’s skyline, a construction zone and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia® Medical Center, and other activities that create a ’neighborhood’ inside the museum.

Artwork from Please Touch Museum

A Colonial Village exhibit... Hmmmmm... I have not seen this yet, but it looks cool. And, if anyone can pull this off, Please Touch! can. ~Kiki

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Christmas At John Wanamaker's Philadelphia department store. From 1946 to 1984 this monorail ride went around the whole toy department. Now it is part of Philadelphia's Please Touch Museum. Photo: Temple University Libraries, Urban Archives. See www.neh.gov/...