Sensational Finds: Adventures of a SAHM: Please Touch Museum Philadelphia, Pa

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Adventures of a SAHM: Please Touch Museum Philadelphia, Pa


Please touch Museum

Since becoming a stay at home mom to my rambunctious toddler, I've been trying to find new and exciting things for us to do. We're lucky to live a large city that has a long list of things to do. Many of those things are geared to older kids, but one of our all time favorite places is The Please Touch Museum. It's a children's museum that's perfect for kids of all ages, especially those age 2-7. The museum is extremely stroller friendly, they even have little areas for you to park it. They offer a coat check, family restrooms, off street parking and ample seating areas. They have a cafe which has an nice assortment of food, drinks and snacks. The best part is, if you don't want to buy lunch you can bring it with you. Just set up at one of the many tables they have, you'll see many others doing the same thing.

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We have the basic membership that gains admission for 4 people as well as  1 free parking spot. The membership also gives you a discount on food, carousel rides and admission for additional guests. I was happy to find out that as a member you get free admission to over 200 children's museums nationwide. Then my happiness went to sadness when I found out on April 1, 2013 it will no longer be free, but instead be 50% off. Here is a list to all the museums that are included. If your not a member, Target hosts a discount night every first Wednesday of the month from 5:00-7:00pm admission is $2.00. I'm not sure how crowded it gets but it might be worth it just to see.

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The museum is extremely stroller friendly, they even have little areas where you can park them. They offer a coat check, family restrooms, off street parking and ample seating areas. They have a cafe which has an nice assortment of food, drinks and snacks. Whats even better is, if you don't want to buy lunch you can bring it with you. Just set up at one of the many tables they have, you'll see many others doing the same thing.

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I'm obsessed with this black and white area they have set up! So trendy, I want it for my home!
The Please Touch Museum has 8 different exhibits as well as, a theater, art room and story time. B loves anything music related so the giant piano and Rainforest's Rhythm exhibit are  huge hits. Other goodies are the kitchen setup, grocery store, space area, and the water way. Alice in Wonderland is so adorable too! For kids under 3 they have different area sectioned off just for the little ones. This makes it fun for non-walkers or walkers just starting off. Everyday at closing time there's a parade that the kids love. They beat drums, yell, and march around the entire museum gathering all the kids.


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Regardless if you live, work, or are just visiting I highly recommend going to visit The Please Touch Museum. It's clean and spacious, and one of our favorite places to spend the day!

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See, I told you it was fun for all ages!


Oh!....And if your also trying to find new things to do with your little ones, you have to check out hipsterhenry.com it's a super cute blog with a variety of different places to take you kids. I just recently found it, and am so happy I did!