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


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Arrrgh! Captain Pierce is setting sail with his shipmates today on the rugged sea. Some say he lost his hand to Peter Pan like another pirate we know. He's a little rough around the edges, but he's more friendly than fierce! ‪#‎PTMCreativeDramatics

Unlock your creative potential in PTM's new ‪#‎ImaginationPlayground‬. Kids and families work together to make larger-than-life structures with plenty of room for fun!

Did you know that PTM’s ShopRite Supermarket makes reading fun with shopping lists that help children plan menus, (QR) codes with detailed nutritional information, racks w/ magazines and MUCH MORE! ‪#‎LiteracyatPTM

Here's a sneak peek at PTM's New Imagination Playground where kids can spend hours designing and building in this magnificent world of giant foam blocks. Opening this Friday! Don't miss it!

Continuing our journey to Rediscover PTM with physical science as a focus, Flight Fantasy lets children experiment with balance, speed & coordination to create the sensations of gliding, hovering & spinning.

Continuing our journey to #RediscoveryPTM ..In our River Adventures exhibit, kids explore water behavior, basic engineering & mechanics. #LearningThroughPlay #Museumof1sts

As the New Year kicks into high gear, we want to help new followers & longtime PTMers rediscover some of the Museum's Magic. Did you know that PTM is a collecting institution w/ over 25,000 objects? #museumof1sts #exhibits #learningthroughplay #RubberDuckieDay

Kids love Please Taste Café® which features a healthy menu filled w/ nutritious choices many gluten, dairy & nut free

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.

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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!

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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!

Carousel Maintenance 2013 - Please Touch Museum

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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

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

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 }