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Address: 500 Sampsonia Way, Parking located at 505 Jacksonia Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 14122313169
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The Mattress Factory is a small, interesting contemporary art museum located across three buildings on some very narrow streets. This is a fairly small museum, and unless you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Victoria, Canada

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The Mattress Factory is a small, interesting contemporary art museum located across three buildings on some very narrow streets. This is a fairly small museum, and unless you are really into taking your time an hour maximum is all it takes to see the exhibits. There are some truly interesting exhibits here along with some that I personally just didn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The art installations are great but the price leaves you feeling like you wished you got more from the experience. Wonderful art and experience.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This hotel is spread across three different buildings. Most of the art is that of a touch - interact -and that made it great for every age in our group ( 14-52 ). The only draw back is the one of the buildings doesn't have air conditioning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I guess it went over my head or I'm not as artsy as I thought I was! It's called the mattress factory but I have no idea why? I like the rooms with the dots. I think admission is overpriced for what they have available. A few exhibit were closed when we were there. Staff is nice and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I was here for a wedding and it was beautiful. I loved how the art was a part of the service and the variety of art within the buildings. My favorite was the garden outside and the giant sloth statue. I would recommend this for anyone with an open mind when it comes to art and looking for a wonderful... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The mattress factory is a must see in the city. When I visited, there were incredible sculpture projects, a circus installation, two mirrored rooms by Yayoi Kusama, and a James Turrell exhibit in the main building. There are two other buildings in the complex, in addition to a few things outside. The range of mediums and concepts is great, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

An unforgettable experience with interactive offbeat exhibits. Very thought provoking and avant grade. Think outside of the box....

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There is no way to describe the mattress factory...but it is a must see in Pittsburgh. The art is very hands on and exhibits can range from small to full rooms. The museum itself is made up of three different structures on the same block. Even those that don't particularly like art will appreciate and love this place. Again, very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This may have been the coolest museum I've ever been to. It's set upon three buildings that you have to walk to. In the main building there's an exhibit on one of the floors that can't be described only experienced. If you see one thing in Pittsburgh, make sure it's this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This art museum must be seen! The exhibits are unique and the experience is unlike any other museum. In addition to the main building, I recommend checking out the additional galleries. Yes, it can be tricky to find, but you will be glad that you made the effort!

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Additional Information about Mattress Factory

Address: 500 Sampsonia Way, Parking located at 505 Jacksonia Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 14122313169
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 20

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