Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Your children will no longer fight you on spending the day at the museum.
One of the most livable cities in the country, Pittsburgh boasts plenty of fun for the entire family this summer. The abundant rivers, cultural and historic venues make it easy to enjoy a day exploring educational, indoor or outdoor pursuits for a meaningful learning experience. Explore myriad museums, universities, parks, sports, art galleries, theatrical performances and concerts, or just hit one of these awesome area options for the perfect day out for the whole family.
Friday, March 20 would have been Fred Rogers’ 87th birthday. His legacy will be celebrated all weekend with Be My Neighbor Day, along with other activities around Pittsburgh.
Volunteers and staff are putting finishing touches on the Miniature Railroad and Village at Carnegie Science Center.
Mister Rogers opened every show by singing about it being a beautiful day in the neighborhood and nearly 50 years after the show first aired, his message lives on.
“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is giving a new twist to that old expression.
Forgo the humdrum dinner-and-movie date night for something a little more enlightening, engaging and, yes, even educational. Ditch the bar instead head out to five of the best museums the Steel City has to offer.
Whether you have kids, know kids or are just a kid at heart, Pittsburgh’s Children’s Museum is one of the best family-friendly venues in the city.
Just in time for the biggest series in the history of PNC Park comes this old-fashioned idea.
Feast your senses on the five weirdest museums in Pittsburgh.
Summer is a great time for kids to jump right into all types of art activities. The Pittsburgh region is a great place to be engaged in art camps, crafts, painting and pottery classes. There are a host of art centers, art studios and museums to learn all aspects of the art world, and have fun at the same time. Festivals and art shows provide an educational experience to learn about the techniques of the artisans.
Washington, D.C. may be hours away from Pittsburgh but this city offers plenty of ways to celebrate the second Presidential Inauguration of President Barack Obama this Jan. 21. The inauguration coincides with Martin Luther King, Jr. day, so take advantage of the myriad dual events Pittsburgh has to offer this year.
A trip to the museum is far from a stodgy affair in Pittsburgh. Check out some of the most unusual museum exhibits this fall in the old Steel City for history with a side of some serious fun. The choices range from Dracula to steel mills and from World’s Fairs to inflatable tunnels.
The kids are out of school and you’re desperate for a fun activity to please the whole crew. Pittsburgh’s fun summer options abound, so don’t fret. Take those eager babes-to-tweens for a day chock full of fun, excitement and maybe even some education at the best spots for summer playdates in Pittsburgh.