5 Things To Do In Philadelphia With KidsMay 12, 2018
Liberty Bell: The Liberty Bell Center is located on Market Street between 5th and 6th Streets. The building is open year round, though hours vary by season. Tickets are not required and this one is free, too!
Kids Castle: It is an eight story wooden playground located in Doylestown, PA. It’s 35 feet high with a huge twisty slide, a friendly dragon, a tree house, a barn yard, a rocket ship, a downtown promenade for toddlers, lots of slides and swings and a children’s amphitheater. The best part? It’s all FREE! There’s nothing else quite like it.
The National Museum of American Jewish History: This Museum is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience. All children under 13 must have an adult chaperone and tickets have to be purchased in advance. (They are flexible and will admit you if you are late for your scheduled time, though!)
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse: It offers a free, safe place to play for children 10 and younger. Located in East Fairmount Park it includes 6 1/2 acre Playground includes the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide and more than 50 pieces of unique, age-appropriate and accessible pieces of play equipment. The 24,000 square foot Playhouse, designed for children 5 and younger, gives them a chance to “drive” the train, “cook” in the kitchen, ride tricycles in Smithville and much, much more.
Located in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia, the Please Touch Museum is the country’s first museum designed for children ages seven and younger. The museum contains nine interactive exhibits for children to enjoy and there is also the Playhouse Theater the whole family can take part in. Non-member tickets for anyone over the age of one are $16/person so you definitely want to get there early to get in a full day of fun