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Offering a unique learning experience for kids and families, Please Touch Museum of Philadelphia is a must for group charter bus travelers

Please Touch Museum for Kids

Dec 30, 2013

Always having to scold your kids for blatantly touching anything within their reach? Well, this time, instead of scolding, you can actually encourage your kids to touch as much as they want. At Please Touch Museum at Memorial Hall in the Centennial District of Philadelphia, your kids can learn a lot of things through interactive exhibits and special events that are aimed for children aged seven and below. So, plan your next holiday to take your little ones to Philadelphia in a charter bus and make sure you head over to this unique museum for kids.

Interactive Exhibits at the Museum

The exhibits at Please Touch Museum are catered specially for children and hence, they definitely would love visiting this place. Some of the exhibits that they will enjoy are:

  • Alice in Wonderland and River Adventures play areas.
  • City Capers, which features the John Wanamaker's Rocket Monorail from the defunct department store and part of the set from the Captain Noah and His Magical Ark TV show.
  • Space Station, which features a series of display cases with over three decades of Star Wars toys.
  • Please Taste Cafe.
  • Roadside Attractions, a new locale with a SEPTA bus and actual car.
  • The Walking Piano by local kinetic artist Remo Saraceni, made famous in the film Big
  • Displays from the Lit Brothers' Enchanted Colonial Christmas Village during the Christmas season.
  • A retrospective of the Centennial Exposition, including a restored miniature diorama of the park.
  • A replica of the arm and torch from the Statue of Liberty, created from discarded toys by Leo Sewell.
  • The Woodside Park carousel, built by the Philadelphia-based Dentzel Carousel Company in 1908, on loan from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

Shows, Performances and Art

Not only can Philadelphia mini bus visitors and their children enjoy the museum and exhibits, there are also art, theater and music and movement programs held at the museum. One of them is the Elaine Wideman-Vaughn Program Room, which is a space that provides daily arts-related educational programming for visitors.

As for Live Theater, Playhouse performances by in-house performers present unique opportunities for playful learning, imagination, innovation and audience interaction featuring music, movement, folklore and/or puppetry. Each show runs for about 25 minutes and are only held on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

To book your charter bus or get a quote, contact 215-665-5798 or 1-800-304-1993 for more information.