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Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
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Distance from city center: 2.7mi
Belinda's pictureby Belinda History & Culture travel tip
added on the 26th of September, 2010
The best get-away for families with children old and young is Please Touch Museum. They have everything kids could love. And because children are so curious here they can easily touch everything, explore the areas without danger and most importantly, have great fun.

There are transportation, rainforest, weather, space theme based playgrounds with a Septa bus and a grocery store where kids can try out everything by themselves and imitate their parent’s habits like driving or shopping. When I visited the museum with my friend and their 5-year-old son and saw how many things he could do and how much fun he had, I just wished I could have been as young as he was again and visit that place too. I know when I will have a family, I will definitely bring them here one day. It is a children’s paradise.

Address:
4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Opening Hours:
Monday-Saturday 9:00-17:00
Sunday 11:00-17:00

On the web:
http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org

 
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