8 ways kids can celebrate Martin Luther King Day in Pittsburgh

The day is intended to remind kids of their power to change the world.

13 January events for kids in Pittsburgh

Think it’s harder to keep kids active in the winter? We can help.

Dr. Sparks electrifies Pittsburgh kids with scientific silliness

“My love has always been telling stories to children.”

The jam-packed family guide to Pittsburgh this fall

There seems to be no end to the number of fun things for kids to do this fall.

50 free activities, plus 6 international theaters! Your guide to the EQT Children’s Festival.

It will probably take four days to get to all the free events and activities.

11 ways kids can celebrate Earth Day season in Pittsburgh

One day is simply not enough to contain all the activities dedicated to Earth Day.

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Get to know the 5 women at the helm of the state-of-the-art Museum Lab

This is the story of Museum Lab, which will open soon as part of the country’s largest cultural campus for families.

I Am Beautiful! I Am Strong!

I Am Beautiful! I Am Strong! Sunday, February 24, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Skin shade integrated lesson with yoga: Join Felicia Savage Friedman from YogaRoots on Location in the Theater […]

Creative Movement Workshop with Attack Theatre

Sunday, February 17, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm  Join Attack Theatre for an interactive movement exploration of Rube Goldberg™: The World of Hilarious Invention! These 30-minute workshops offer a kinesthetic approach to the cause and effect world […]

Sensory Friendly Afternoon

Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Sensory Sensitivities can enjoy a fun, friendly experience in a comfortable and accepting environment. Announcement and exhibit sound volume will be reduced, and sound […]

Live Performance: Lee Robinson

Enjoy live jazz music throughout the museum by saxophonist, Lee Robinson. Lee Robinson has been an active participant on the Pittsburgh Jazz scene for over 30 years, a true Pittsburgh […]

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig

In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on the Lunar New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one. Come kick off the Lunar […]

TapeScape 3.0 is bigger and better than ever at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

If you look at the exhibit, you can see spider webs. A mathematician can find curves and parabolas. A doctor thinks it looks like a vascular system of the human body,


Meet Will Tolliver, PBS Kids Early Learning Champion, who leads by example

“I just try to spread love, kindness, empathy and acceptance because kids are watching us.”

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Photo essay: Playful Pittsburgh Collaborative explores a day of play to support learning and harness creativity

Learning through play builds skills that are important to child development: Physical, emotional, social, creative and cognitive.

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No more toys! Moms hope their kids receive gifts of experiences from doting relatives this year

These presents can fill kids with excitement and provide memories for many years to come.

Rube Goldberg: The World of Hilarious Invention!

Rube Goldberg™: The World of Hilarious Invention! Exhibit makes its world premiere at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 13, at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Created by the Children’s Museum […]

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How to teach your kids STEM lessons (without a PhD in science)

The good news for parents: Science can definitely be taught at home, and you don’t have to be a scientist to raise a baby Einstein.

Thomas the Tank chugs into Pittsburgh with two new attractions

Kids have been fascinated with trains for generations. Since 1945, many of those kids focused their obsession on a blue engine named Thomas, the star of two Pittsburgh attractions.

Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails Exhibit™

Full steam ahead to the Island of Sodor!  Get ready to explore with Thomas, Percy, Gordon and other familiar faces and places from the popular series. This exhibit combines exciting […]