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July 02, 2018

Stomp on bubble wrap at Please Touch Museum on July Fourth

On the holiday, there will be special Fourth of July-themed activities for kids

Family-Friendly Fourth of July
Carroll - A package with bubble wrap Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

A package with bubble wrap.

Families are invited to celebrate Independence Day at the Please Touch Museum, where there will be special July Fourth activities all day.

At 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., children and adults can recreate the sound of fireworks by stomping on massive sheets of bubble wrap. No matter what age you are, it's satisfying to hear those air-filled pockets pop.

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Other Fourth of July-themed activities kids can do are draw fireworks with oil pastels, plan a birthday party for America and listen to patriotic stories.

Families can also take carousel rides and explore the museum's permanent exhibits, which encourage children to use their imagination to grocery shop, go camping, launch a rocket into space and more. 

There's also a temporary exhibit exploring Japanese culture.

The Please Touch Museum will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the Fourth of July. Admission is $19 for adults and children age 1 and older.

Fourth of July at Please Touch Museum

Wednesday, July 4
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. | $19 admission
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131