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in Philadelphia, PA (showing 13 - 16 out of 16)

The city is full of hidden gems and treasures. If you’re tired of always hitting the same spots, take a look at all the options below. We showcase businesses near you where you could spend countless hours of endless fun with your entire family.

Say goodbye to the boring weekends and routine birthday parties. Think outside the box and dare to try something new. Take a look at what your city has to offer – all within driving distance of your location. You might be surprised!

Please Touch Museum

4231 Ave of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131   Directions

(215) 581-3181

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Tired of all the "no touching" signs at traditional museums? The Please Touch Museum is built around the opposite philosophy: it encourages children to touch, play and explore in its six interactive exhibit zones. Let them unleash their imaginations as they learn about the world through the attractions in this creative environment. Perfect for children age seven and under!

SMITH The Kids’ Play Place in the Park

3500 Reservoir Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19121   Directions

(215) 765-4325

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Children and children at heart will delight in SMITH The Kids’ Play Place in the Park. Located in Fairmount Park, this enormous playground attraction covers over six and a half acres, not including the 24,000-square-foot mansion that serves as a playhouse for children 10 and under. The combination of open fields and specialized toys and equipment make Smith a childhood experience to treasure.

The Franklin Institute

222 N 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103   Directions

(215) 448-1200

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Have fun learning about science and natural history as you explore the attractions at The Franklin Institute. One of the oldest centers of science education and development in the country, the Franklin Institute provides a variety of permanent and traveling exhibits that are sure to appeal to people of all ages and interests—from a giant walk-through heart to the interactive KidScience exhibit.

The Insectarium

8046 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19136   Directions

(215) 335-9500

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Children who are fond of all that crawls, wiggles and flies will have a blast at The Insectarium. Filled with thousands of mounted bugs as well as live specimen, this all-bug museum is the largest of its kind in the country. Come see what all the buzz is about as you tour the interactive exhibits and attractions. Bug-a-phobes (entomophobes), should keep clear!

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