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Great Trip Idea For Kids On Vacation

I am always looking for interesting and educational things to do with my kids especially when they are on VACATION. I went last Monday to the Philadelphia Children’s museum. It was outstanding. My 4 kids BH range from 1 to 7 years old and there was something for everyone.  I think it is great up till 8.  Two good pieces of information. 1- Try to go on a Monday when they do not allow school trips. It is much less crowded. 2- Don’t park in the lot for $8 – there is plenty of parking around the museum

The museum is a building from when the worlds fair was in Philadelphia at the end of the 1800′s. The building is spectacular. The exhibits are hands on as well as educational. Here is a link, so you can see the exhibits. http://www.pleasetouchmuseum.org/

Please Touch Museum
Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive)
Philadelphia, PA 19131
(215) 581-3181

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Shira is the Program Director of Camp Sternberg and the former Principal of Shalsheles Bais Yaakov. She is presently stuck on her dissertation with is necessary to finish her Doctorate in Educational Administration. She lives in Lakewood, NJ with her husband her lively kids.

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  1. Giti Green says:

    I really enjoyed reading this and the Philadelphia Children’s museum sounds like a great idea to bring your kids too. Please keep the good ideas coming, I’m always looking for places to bring little kids to!

  2. admin says:

    This place was really fun.

  3. Anthony says:

    The Please Touch museum is a lot of fun. It isn’t terribly expensive and really, really clean. We had a great day with our three year old.

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