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“my poor is because there was no heat” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Mattress Factory

Mattress Factory
500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412-231-3169
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Ranked #40 of 91 attractions in Pittsburgh
Type: Art Museums
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Culpeper, Virginia, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“my poor is because there was no heat”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

after paying the 40 bucks for 4 people.. the place was very cold.. we were told later by a docent that the facilty is NOT heated and has NO AC in the summer. made the visit very short and miserable.

not a fan of this type of art.. but it was interesting if I could have stayed.

Lunch in the café was pretty good... but don't go if it is HOT outside or cold outside...

Visited December 2013
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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Open your mind to the possibilities.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is off the wall art. When my son mentioned the Mattress Factory, I thought "history lesson." However, I could not have been more wrong. The location is an old mattress factory, the items inside have nothing to do with mattresses. This is a eclectic art collection in three different buildings. You really have to expand your mind to the thought of what may be art to one person, may not be art to another. This location had some interesting "art", and some really (strange) art. I guess it's up to your interpretation. I really liked some of the things we saw, but some of it we thought was odd. *Tip: Watch the stairs in the one building, really narrow. Also, check out the art on nearby homes - not to be missed.

Visited November 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 attraction reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Worth seeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This is installation art...you should be prepared for that. Normally I am not a big fan of this type of art but there was some nice pieces here that stood out and made you laugh or reflect. Skipped Andy Warhol to see this and don't regret it:)

Visited November 2013
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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Wacky Tobaccy”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you want to take a trip on drugs without the dosage this would be it!
You got to love artists and their creativity but this is over the edge. What were they thinking is all I had to say as we toured this distraction.

Visited November 2013
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Interesting place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Not your normal art museum and probably not what you would call kid appropriate but definitely will make you think! Make sure to check in on four square to get $1 off admission!

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