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Happy birthday to American artist Man Ray (1890-1976)! You continue to inspire a...

Happy birthday to American artist Man Ray (1890-1976)! You continue to inspire and amuse!

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Join us for Storytime in the Playhouse this morning, 10:30am - 11:00pm! Free and...

Join us for Storytime in the Playhouse this morning, 10:30am - 11:00pm! Free and no registration required for families.

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  • 4 stars out of 5: Bufad on Yelp

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Visit PTM tomorrow @ 10:30a & 2p for our Olivia the Pig Story Time and Meet & Gr...

Visit PTM tomorrow @ 10:30a & 2p for our Olivia the Pig Story Time and Meet & Greet #Summertimefun

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Awesome pic from M. B. Allerton! Please feel free to share others from Star Wars...

Awesome pic from M. B. Allerton! Please feel free to share others from Star Wars Day on this post.

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Check out pictures from Hailey and Greg's elegant PTM wedding which offers a fun...

Check out pictures from Hailey and Greg's elegant PTM wedding which offers a fun and fancy oasis for events of every kind. Brulee Catering

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The Kids Shop @ PTM was recently voted Best of Philly by Philadelphia Magazine....

The Kids Shop @ PTM was recently voted Best of Philly by Philadelphia Magazine. Toys in the Kids Shop are hand-picked to delight little museum-goers and many of the items come straight from our exhibits. What would your little one like to take home as a souvenir from the Museum?

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The Countdown to PTM's THOMAS & FRIENDS™ extravaganza is on! Join us tomorrow f...

The Countdown to PTM's THOMAS & FRIENDS™ extravaganza is on! Join us tomorrow from 9a-3p

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PTM's #Learningthroughplay philosophy strikes again!

PTM's #Learningthroughplay philosophy strikes again!

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Super Cute@ Thanks for sharing Alice G.

Super Cute@ Thanks for sharing Alice G.

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Check out NJ.com wrap up and pics from Sunday's Star Wars Day

Check out NJ.com wrap up and pics from Sunday's Star Wars Day

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There's one day left to give back to PTM while also getting great savings at Mac...

There's one day left to give back to PTM while also getting great savings at Macy's! Visit today & donate $5 or more to receive a pass for exclusive savings in Macy’s stores this Saturday!

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Check out NPR piece on why people play and how play relates to learning. #Sinc...

Check out NPR piece on why people play and how play relates to learning. #Since1976 #PTMphilosophy #Learningthroughplay

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Things are starting to heat up at PTM on this gorgeous Saturday! There's still...

Things are starting to heat up at PTM on this gorgeous Saturday! There's still plenty of space and time to come spend the day with Thomas & Friends

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Look who's in the building! Get some rest PTM'ers!! Tomorrow's going to be a Bi...

Look who's in the building! Get some rest PTM'ers!! Tomorrow's going to be a Big Day!! Thomas & Friends

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Attn #Sci-Fi Fans! Star Wars Day @ PTM is almost here! Join us tomorrow (12-3)...

Attn #Sci-Fi Fans! Star Wars Day @ PTM is almost here! Join us tomorrow (12-3) as we visit a galaxy far, far away!

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Time is running out to purchase PTM Memberships for $10 off. Join & get free adm...

Time is running out to purchase PTM Memberships for $10 off. Join & get free admission, parking & access to events like PTM's Olivia The Pig Meet & Greet (8/25): http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/membership/

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Imagine you're a guest at a tea ceremony. Pretend to cross the garden path, take...

Imagine you're a guest at a tea ceremony. Pretend to cross the garden path, take off your shoes, and come inside the Japanese Teahouse–our #ArtSplash masterpiece of the week. http://ow.ly/AGKHY

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Looking for an elegant yet whimsical venue for your wedding or special occasion?...

Looking for an elegant yet whimsical venue for your wedding or special occasion? Check out this month's Philadelphia Style Magazine (Pg. 152) featuring Please Touch Museum & the always amazing Brulee Catering by Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix!

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PTM is part of an awesome partnership between the Institute of Museum and Librar...

PTM is part of an awesome partnership between the Institute of Museum and Library Services and museums, libraries & early childhood education systems across 5 states to better support young children by creating high quality learning opportunities: http://blog.imls.gov/?p=5114

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Don't have time for a midweek trip to the shore? At PTM, we bring the beach to y...

Don't have time for a midweek trip to the shore? At PTM, we bring the beach to your little ones with great activities like these. Race to the Beach is not only cool but a great way to show the importance of trying your best, always finishing & remembering to have fun despite whether or not you come in first.

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Greetings, Fellow Princess Leia’s and Luke Skywalkers! This Sunday (12-3p) PTM w...

Greetings, Fellow Princess Leia’s and Luke Skywalkers! This Sunday (12-3p) PTM will transport you to a galaxy far, far away during Star Wars Day @ PTM. So dress the family in their favorite Star Wars attire & enjoy awesome character appearances, themed activities & more!

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Time is running out to take advantage of Blue Star Museums Summer Program!! Brin...

Time is running out to take advantage of Blue Star Museums Summer Program!! Bring your active military ID to PTM & receive 6 free admissions per ID through Labor Day. After Labor Day, the number per ID returns to 2 free per ID Blue Star Families

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Wonder whether to bring tiny tots to PTM before they can walk? PTM has lots of a...

Wonder whether to bring tiny tots to PTM before they can walk? PTM has lots of activities for all ages including today's Parachute Play program for ages 0-3 held in Fairytale Garden (1 of PTM's 3 toddler zones) which offers a safe haven for our youngest visitors.

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Does your little one love being outdoors with all the plants, bugs and of course...

Does your little one love being outdoors with all the plants, bugs and of course...dirt? Today visitors listened to the tale of Jack & the Beanstalk, learned the science behind growing vegetables and made trellises to support their very own bean plant.

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PTM staffers taught tiny tots about gravity while playing with one of the most b...

PTM staffers taught tiny tots about gravity while playing with one of the most beloved toys of all time, the Slinky!

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Give back as Macy's celebrates PTM! On your next Museum visit, donate $5 or more...

Give back as Macy's celebrates PTM! On your next Museum visit, donate $5 or more & receive a pass for exclusive savings in Macy’s stores on 8/23

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Don't forget!! Bring your active military ID to PTM & receive 6 free admissions...

Don't forget!! Bring your active military ID to PTM & receive 6 free admissions per ID through Labor Day Blue Star Families

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Don't say goodbye to summertime just yet. In addition to all the hotspots around...

Don't say goodbye to summertime just yet. In addition to all the hotspots around Philadelphia, summer at the Barnes continues to sizzle with Cézanne through September 22! Philadelphia — visitphilly.com

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We have just two days left to raise funds with DVAEYC: Delaware Valley Associati...

We have just two days left to raise funds with DVAEYC: Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children for the planning process of the #UrbanNaturePreK at Smith. Watch the video below to find out more, and donate today!

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Electronic Recycling – Saturday, June 1st, 9am — 1pm

This Saturday bring your unwanted electronics to Mt. Olivet Church (22nd and Mt. Vernon Street) from 9am — 1pm.  Please click here to see what electronics you can bring.

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Happy birthday to the National Park Service, which began on August 25,1916. "M...

Happy birthday to the National Park Service, which began on August 25,1916.

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Some historic events always resonate. Even though the eruption of #MountVesuvius...

Some historic events always resonate. Even though the eruption of #MountVesuvius occurred over 1,900 years ago, it still captures the imagination.

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Want to learn more about all of the incredible art in Fairmount Park (and beyond...

Want to learn more about all of the incredible art in Fairmount Park (and beyond) - check out this handy app from the Association for Public Art

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Lorde rocked the "Best Rock Video" category at the MTV VMA Awards 2014 last nigh...

Lorde rocked the "Best Rock Video" category at the MTV VMA Awards 2014 last night, receiving both a Moonman trophy and congratulatory hugs from BFF Taylor Swift. See the newly-minted VMA winner at the Mann on Sept. 5th with special guest Majical Cloudz! For tickets: http://bit.ly/1mIJmOo

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