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“Super great time!”

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Ranked #22 of 170 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Hi! We're having a great time at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and the only thing missing is you. MAKESHOP, our tinkering space, has real tools and materials such as wood, sewing machines, hammers, nails, a loom, animation station and more. Jump right in, that circuit isn't going to build itself! The Art Studio is calling for your creative energy to design and ink a silkscreen, paint, sculpt clay and create something unique alongside the many working artists who visit. Young ones, you are royalty in the Nursery, a space filled with colors, shapes and textures perfect for your growing minds and bodies. The Attic, Garage and Waterplay (because it's just not fun until your underwear is soaked) round out the permanent exhibits. But not so fast. From marching bands, slam poets and cultural traditions to letters that fall from the ceiling and a crawling maze made out of packing tape, our temporary exhibits, performers, programs, artists-in-residence and artwork are particularly awesome too. If we don't hear the protests of departing kids at the end of each day, we're not doing our jobs right.
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“Super great time!”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

The adults had more fun, lol !!! A group of adults and kids visited during school break. We had never been there before and will DEFINITELY go back!

Visited December 2013
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Pittsburgh Childrens Museum”
Reviewed March 2, 2014

We Took our 2 1/2 year old grandson to the museum for the 1st time and He Loved it! It was Great years ago when we took our children but I can tell you, It Has Greatly Improved since then. Each floor offered something that interested him...Educational & Fun! The water floor was super But Next time we will know to take swim wear And water shoes! LOVED IT!

Visited February 2014
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Buffalo, New York
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Amazing Children's Museum”
Reviewed February 8, 2014

We were driving through PIttsburgh and made a purpose of stopping at the Children's Museum with our two young kids (5 & 1 yrs old). We all had a lot of fun visiting this museum. Spent a couple of hours here, and even stayed to eat lunch in their cafeteria. So many fun and interactive exhibits for all ages. One of the best children's museums we've visited. Especially liked seeing the puppets from Mr Rogers Neighborhood show! You can also see Mr Rogers sweater and sneakers. Lots of fun and definitely recommend visiting if you are in the area and can spare a 2-3 hours.

Visited December 2013
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Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love Love Love”
Reviewed January 31, 2014

There is so much to do here. We did not get to do everything. My kids loved the water play and everything that they have for the kids to do. I love the craft room. Gives kids a great chance to create anything that they want. We need to get a membership here.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank Tracy S
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Perfect trip for the kids”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

This is a great place to take the kids anytime of year. There is a are great staple displays/activities and some that change so it's a new experience each visit.

Visited January 2014
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