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Mother, 2 Children Confronted By Man Outside Children’s Museum

The mother, who asked we conceal her identity, told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter she was reading to her six-year-old daughter and four-year-old son on the Museum steps, only a few feet from the front door, when the man suddenly approached, began screaming and waving his hands, demanding money.

08/15/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th Street.)

Hear Philly: The Porch at 30th Street Station Is Your Hot Spot In June

The weather is heating up and so is the fun at The Porch at 30th Street Station. Dan Majka has the scoop on what’s hot… and cool in June.

05/22/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: Food, Music & More At The Porch In May

Currently in its third year of programming, The Porch at 30th Street offers great food, fitness and lots of free fun.

04/30/2014

(Credit: Lori Brennan, The Porch at 30th)

Hear Philly: An Awesome April At The Porch At 30th Street Station 

Coined as Philadelphia’s next great public space, The Porch at 30th Street Station offers an assortment of events that are free for everyone and accessible to anyone.

03/31/2014

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Kidcasting from the Storybook Ball at the Please Touch Museum

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Storybook Ball at the Please Touch Museum  on March  15th, 2014.    

03/25/2014

(The rotunda of the Please Touch Museum, in Fairmount Park, which hosts a noontime New Year's Eve celebration.  Photo by Lauren Lipton)

Philadelphia’s Top Attractions For Kids

If you’re looking for something fun and educational to do with your children, Philadelphia offers plenty of options. There are a number of options that offer hands-on experiences and lots of opportunities to learn something about the city and its history.

03/12/2014

(Photo by Pat Loeb)

In Fairmout Park, New Year ‘Countdown To Noon’ For The Young At Heart

The Countdown to Noon was accompanied by cheers as hundreds of parents and children crowded under the dome to watch the Please Touch Museum’s version of the ball drop.

12/31/2013

The Please Touch Museum celebrated their three-millionth visitor Wednesday. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Please Touch Museum Celebrates Huge Milestone

The Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia celebrated their three-millionth visitor on Wednesday.

11/27/2013

(Inside each "voting booth" at the Please Touch Museum was a "ballot box" and "ballots" to allow children to vote for their favorite book.  Credit: Justin Udo)

Please Touch Museum Brings Election Day Excitement To Younger Set

Kids at the Please Touch Museum were voting on their favorite book from among those read to them at story time.

11/05/2013

(credit: CBS 3)

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Trapeta Mayson, PTM’s Vice President of Education and Family Learning talked about the various activities the Please Touch Museum offers for children and their family for Halloween. Going to the Please Touch Museum for any […]

10/28/2013

(The Fairmount Water Works sits along the Schuylkill River, below the art museum.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Top Spots To Host A Wedding Reception In Philadelphia

Whether you’re looking for a classy venue or one with a more relaxed vibe, Philadelphia has you covered. Look no further than the following spots to host your wedding reception.

10/03/2013

(The rotunda of the Please Touch Museum, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.   File photo provided)

Hoping To Renegotiate Debt, ‘Please Touch’ Museum Withholds Bond Payment

Lynn McMaster, the interim president and CEO of the children’s museum in Fairmount Park says the move will not affect the day-to-day operations of the popular children’s attraction.

09/04/2013

Jacob, 5, wasn't allowed to drive the truck so he settled on working the hose. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Kids Play Firefighter For The Day At Please Touch Museum

“Safety” was the word of the day Saturday as children got the chance to meet Philadelphia police and firefighters.

08/24/2013

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07/30/2013

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Kidcasting From The Please Touch Museum

Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Please Touch Museum  in Philadelphia on July 11th, 2013.

07/11/2013

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