Find a Venue

Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • Calendar
    Upcoming events
      Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites
    • Monday, August 21, 2017
    • This exhibit brings the world of seven classic children's books to life. Children and families can enjoy interactive, hands-on adventures and learning experiences inspired by timeless favorites "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie," "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom," "The Snowy Day," "Where's Spot," "Tuesday," and "Abuela."
      Summer Storytime Meet & Greets
    • Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    • Get ready for some celebrity sightings at Please Touch Museum! Round out your summer of reading with our series of storytimes and Meet & Greets with some of your favorite children's book characters every Tuesday and Thursday at 1:30 pm through the end of August.
      Superhero Weekend
    • Saturday, August 26, 2017
    • Please Touch Museum is pleased to present Superhero Weekend on August 26 - 27, a two-day celebration of superheroes, focused on the superpower of imagination and learning through play. This special event will include superhero-themed programming, character appearances, and a fun-filled Parade of Heroes around the Museum to close out the days' celebrations. Families are encouraged to come in costume, and all activities are free with museum admission.
      Running for Answers 5k & Kids' Fun Run
    • Sunday, September 24, 2017
    • The RFA events will start and finish in front of the Please Touch Museum. This year's race features a scenic route through the breathtaking Japanese Gardens of Fairmount Park. Runners and walkers will get a chance to traverse the very route used for iconic Philadelphia events such as the Philadelphia Marathon or the Philadelphia Triathlon. You may register for the Running for Answers 5K online ( or in person on race day morning (9/24) prior to the start of the race. Please note that the 5K registration fee increases by $5 on race day.