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Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
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With interactive exhibits and programs ranging from dance activities to gardening to robotics, Children's Museum of Pittsburgh has been ranked among the United States' top ten children's museums by Parents magazine. Kids can learn and create at various themed zones. They play with gravity, discover hidden artifacts, explore things under a microscope, learn about hydraulics, and act at a theater. Take a walk through the museum's public spaces to see numerous art pieces created for kids. Arrange your visit to Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and discover more family-friendly attractions in Pittsburgh using our Pittsburgh itinerary builder.
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We took our two-year old son on a road trip to the Pittsburgh area to visit the many Daniel Tiger/Mister Rogers-related attractions. We had read online that the Children's Museum had a neat Daniel Tig... read more »
There were a lot of exhibits to explore for our 4 year old grandson. He loved the train room where a train goes around a huge table with a lot of embellishments. We also toured the submarine and it wa... read more »
We have been to a lot of children's museums over the past 2 decades and this one stood out for a few reasons. One reason is because there were fresh exhibits that we had not experienced anywhere else ... read more »
Lame. Over priced, wish I could get my money back. Waste of money, really disapointed ! Let me warn you not to waste your money. Im maybe used to the museum back where I'm from. But really this is just a waste , my daughter was bored. I'm actually feeling upset over 46 dollars to get in . never again.
Awesome, the kids love it. Some stuff you kan do at home but the social interaction is important, I think some of the exhibits kould use some fixing up, if it were for adults we wouldn't kome back because of the lack of up keep. We all know kid's are a bit more harder on things, but im sure some things are worth not over looking.
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One of the best children's museums my family has been too. Great interactive outside play area. There is a huge craft area inside which has everything from painting to screen prints. They also have a two story maze that goes up. There's a water themed area on the top floor. We used our reciprocal science center membership to get in free as well ( which is rare for children's museums with science museum memberships).
Really like a 1.5 in my opinion. My mother, my sister in law and I took my son who is 2, my daughter who is 6 and both of my niece's who are also 2 and 6. We expected chaos of course, its a children's museum! However simply from the parking in mid February was ridiculous as there lot barely allows ppp to park and the garage is blocks away, in summer cool no prob, dont suggest it woth 4 kids in blistering cold. However we enter the museum, get in line to pay and ask some general questions about the museum and was shown no courtesy what so ever by any of the 4 or 5 staff members at the payment/entrance desk. Even giving the directions to the bathroom and coat racks were answered with annoyance. Nevermind we might want to know a bit about each floor, more than the website gave possibly, such as which floor would be more entertaining for a 2 year old instead of the room full of wires and physical science and Eletrical reactions, a room a might add my 6 year old daughter was ecstatic about until many of the projects were broken, missing something or there wasnt enough supplies for each child at a singular table! As we climbed the floors and the stations we did find things the children like alot of times one child liked an exhibit then the rest had no interest and were unimpressed. The only good thing about the museum was the water floor but god forbid please if your kids dont like water and dont like being accidentally splashed do not even bother going to the other floor because its unavoidable. Im sorry to say but this is not all that its cracked up to be and I thought it was gonna be so fantastic! As well in my very blunt opinion is more of a outing for city kids than even suburban or rural country area kids they discover and create a lot of this musem through play where they live if they are outdoorsy or even indoorys and adventurers like mine and many kids in my area. Ill keep my money and do the projects with my kids myself even if I have to buy supplys other than normal household items like there projects contained, id still be saving money.
Both of my kids have a great time here. Recommend your children are over 2 to really get the most out of it, but even my sub-2 year old has fun.
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