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Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse, located in East Fairmount Park, has been a treasured destination for over 100 years. Smith strives to be Philadelphia’s foremost resource for play by providing opportunities for unstructured creative play for children 10 and younger. Read More

Current Hours

Free Visiting Hours*

Tuesday through Sunday

*Closed Mondays
All hours are weather permitting

Indoor Playhouse: Open. Reservations required
Outdoor Playground: Open




News & Events

Playhouse Reopening

What’s New? The Starr Indoor Playground on the lower level has additional space for building, climbing, and imaginary play. It also has an area for infant/toddler exploration and a netted loft under the renovated skylights. In the upper floor, we’ve added a Nursing Room and the new Marion Stokes Library. What’s the same? We will welcome back the beloved trikes and bikes area in the lower level. On the first floor, The Bodek Hall will…

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