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Located in Philadelphia, Please Touch Museum is a nonprofit organization that provides learning opportunities to children. Established in 1976, it organizes several exhibitions and programs that are based on themes related to child stories. The organization offers a collection of toys, cartoons and related objects that help to improve the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children. Please Touch Museum provides services for organizing group visits and celebrating birthday parties. It also offers museum-based learning experiences in schools, day care centers and other child learning institutions. In addition, the organization organizes several events and activities, including music concerts, theater shows, gaming competitions, and art and painting contests. Please Touch Museum s specific learning sections include river adventures, fantasy, roadside attractions, wonderland and centennial exploration.
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West Philadelphia, Fairmount Park
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Museums, Tourist Information & Attractions

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05/17/2008
Rude Management and biased staff

WHYY (channel 12) staff were there and they were nicer to the white customers. The Please Touch Museum staff was rude and did not seem interested in assisting me at all, however was very nice and enthusiastic to the white customers. I will never go back. My child was not happy and felt as though we were treated differently and does not want to go back. We are African American. We left and went over to the Frankl... view more

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07/31/2005
Overpriced and small

After attending the childrens museum in Denver I was excited to take my toddler to another childrens museum. After forking out thirty dollars for the three of us I was dissapointed to see how small the museum was. We looked at and played with everything and only spent two hours there. It's full of exhibits that can be played with, but not learning activities like I've seen at other museums. My daughter had more f... view more

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07/22/2005
Not worth the trip

After ten minutes of being there, you have seen it all and played with it all. It is deffinitly not worth the money or agravation of the parking lot they recommend on their web site. The ""exibits"" are poor and some frighting. Especially the elephant that had naked doll parts with nails through it. For four dollars more go to the Ben Franklin institute across the street where their are plenty of interactive and educ... view more

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12/04/2002
Children's Place

I think this is an excellent place for children. My son really enjoyed himself. Kids get to touch everything which is always good for them!

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10/14/2002
best ever

I can remember going to this museum as a kid and it was the single-greatest thing EVER. It really deserves to be ranked higher, although I guess I shouldn't talk before I've been to the other museums. In any rate this is a great museum and I'm ecstatic that it made this list.

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4231 Avenue Of The Republic AvePhiladelphiaPA 19131

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