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Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

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Great Children' Museum-Beware of aggressive summer campers

Great museum for children. Very hands on,Admission is free for ASTC passport reciprocity, 50... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ephesians5
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Have gone half a dozen times with small children, teenagers and just me and my fiance. Had great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Virginia M
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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...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum for children. Very hands on,Admission is free for ASTC passport reciprocity, 50% admission for ACM reciprocity,, and $1 off for AAA members. We went on a Friday during summer and the place was very busy with summer campers. Unfortunately, the older kids were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have gone half a dozen times with small children, teenagers and just me and my fiance. Had great times every time i've been there. Think it is a little over priced but if you get there before it gets to crowd, it is okay. Laser...More

Thank Virginia M
PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! However, feel like we should come clean that we don't have a laser show and maybe you're thinking about the Carnegie Science Center?

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much to do and see. My daughters had an incredibly time playing with clay, making creations in the makerspace area, and exploring the rest of the museum. We only had 2 hours to spend, which was enough time to see everything, but they could...More

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PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad you were able to take advantage of the military discount.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I was a little weary at first at the price to get in but at the end it was worth every penny. We went back for another trip. All the staff was very nice and helpful They kept the place very clean. The custodial staff...More

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PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, and especially for calling out the efforts of our hardworking museum educators and facilities staff. We will pass along your comment about seating to our exhibits staff.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Although not huge, there truly was a lot to do. We spent 4 hours here with a 2 year old and 8 month old. Everything is hands on, which was great. The Mo Willams exhibit was my daughters favorite. Bring a swimsuit! The water play...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I got a 4yo and a 2yo boys and we had a couple of hours to spend and that was a very good option since children have lots of different choices to play and learn. Very rich and easy access.

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PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your review! We hope you'll bring your boys back to visit again.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

The children we took had a wonderful time. It was fantastic! The adults enjoyed it also. Lots to do and plenty of fun! Don't miss this one

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PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We came here for a family picnic for my moms work. Finding a parking spot was a hassle but we eventually found a spot. Upon entering we had found a desk to sign in at if you were there for he picnic. Once we signed...More

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PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you for your review! We're glad you had a fun visit and hope you'll visit again.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Parking was expensive lot in back of the museum. confusing sign of where to enter ... highly priced tickets almost drove us off but we had promised granddaughter so we paid out almost 50$. for 2 adults and one child under 3ys.The venues for younger...More

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PittsburghKids, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're sorry you had a disappointing visit. We appreciate you offering the details about your experience. If you would like to try us again, please email hi@pittsburghkids.org so we can make accommodations.

Reviewed 19 August 2018

It was a rainy day and the place was hopping! We went for my granddaughters birthday. There were a lot of things they were interested in. However, this place is definitely for children 5 and up for safety reasons.....in my opinion. The water area had...More

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Harrison G
13 July 2018|
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Response from Abbie R | Reviewed this property |
I think as adults you'd be better off going to the science center, Carnegie museum of natural history or art or the warhol. Pittsburgh's children's museum really is geared towards kids.
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PRH10
26 March 2018|
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Response from PittsburghKids | Property representative |
We are about 1.5 miles from the Heinz History Center, which Maps has as a 30-minute walk. It’s a fairly scenic walk, you can walk to PNC Park and cross over the Allegheny River on the Roberto Clemente Bridge or the Andy... More
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Response from heathershen | Reviewed this property |
I drove, but according to googlemaps, to walk from the Heinz History Center to the Children's Museum, it is 1.3miles. So, if you're game for that walk, certainly. :) I don't like driving in the city either, but I didn't... More
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