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Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

Fun, free and family-friendly for more than 100 years

Smith Playground and Playhouse

Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse provides kids with 16,000-square-feet of “play mansion" to explore. Credit: Photo by D. Difuntorum for Smith

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Located in a six-acre, wooded parkland in beautiful East Fairmount Park, this century-old landmark is home to a four-story, 16,000-square-foot “play mansion,” iconic 44-foot wooden slide and state-of-the-art Play Pod filled with a giant see-saw and spinning “jungle gyms.”

Free for all to enjoy, Smith is an ideal attraction for families.

The Playhouse, designed for children ten-years-old and under, offers toys, games and activities including a tumbling room, a book nook, a climb-on train and an indoor tricycle room for exploring “Smithville,” a mini-town made just for kids.

The historic mansion boasts high ceilings, an elegant staircase and intricate woodwork, creating a beautiful ambiance for play and admiration. It has hosted over nine-million children since its opening and continues to remain a tradition within Philadelphian generations.

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