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please touch museum1 A Guide To Theater And Arts Entertainment For The Family

Please Touch Museum (credit: pleasetouchmuseum.org)

If you an your family are passionate about entertainment, you’ve come to the right place.

On stage, at any time of the year, you will find award-winning musical theater and drama, world famous orchestra concerts, stunningly produced opera and ballet,  museums which dazzle with their renowned collections, cutting-edge live comedy, plus arena and outdoor performance venues certain to suit all of your cultural tastes.

Here is a list of theaters and museums, arenas the whole family can enjoy.

American Theater Arts for Youth


A resident company of the Kimmel Center, American Theater Arts for Youth produces shows for a youth audience. In some cases, it may be a youngster’s first opportunity to see a show on a big stage, outside of their school.  The shows are professionally staged and acted. Check out the website for what’s on tap for the season.

Please Touch Museum

Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131

This is place where children will never hear, “Don’t touch!” This museum is meant even for the youngest in your family. They can roam safely and experience the fun of seeing a world that’s “just their size.”

Philadelphia Zoo

3400 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Lions, and tigers and bears, oh my!!!  That and more is in store for you and your family at the Philadelphia Zoo. It’s a treasure located in the middle of Philadelphia’s famed, Fairmount Park – the nation’s largest landscaped inner-city park.


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