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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

NEW Visiting Hours

Tuesday through Friday
10am-5pm (Playground)
10am-5pm (Playhouse)

Saturday and Sunday
10am-5pm (Playground)
10am-5pm (Playhouse)

*Closed Mondays
All hours are weather permitting


News & Events

Celebrate Black History Month at Smith

Smith Memorial Playground’s Leaders and Legends Black History Month exhibit is back for its fourth year. Join us for the official opening day, Tuesday, February 6, at 10 am. This free, family-friendly event honors the contributions of local African American leaders across a wide range of fields, including fields whose impact has made Philly a better place to live, work, grow, and play. The exhibition is made up of educational displays focusing on each honoree’s…

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