Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse is a century-old wonderland of play located in beautiful East Fairmount Park, in Philadelphia. The huge, three-story 1899 Playhouse offers a block room, a climb-on train, an indoor tricycle room, play kitchens, puppet theaters, and much more for children up to 5 years old. The 6 1/2 acre Playground features the Ann Newman Giant Wooden Slide and unique, state-of-the-art play equipment for children up to 10 years old. Smith is free for individual families. Groups of 8 or more children must make a reservation in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Free Admission
General Information: Dates Closed: New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, Major Government Holidays, Distance from Public Transportation: .2, Hours: Playground is open Apr 1 - Sept 30, Tues through Fri, 10am - 6pm and Sat and Sun, 10am – 7pm. In Oct through Dec, Playground is open Sat and Sun, 10am - 4pm. Playhouse is open year-round, Tues-Sun, 10am-4pm with additional hours on summer weekends.