Children's Museum

10 am–5 pm Daily; Closed Memorial Day, May 28

MAKEnight (21+): Murder Mystery!

Featured Programs & Event

September 7, 2017

Come as a sleuth or come as a spy, join us for MAKEnight: Murder Mystery! It will be most certainly be a mysterious night full of making, beverages, and light fare.

  • Doll up your duds with an embroidered handkerchief or brooch. Decorate with some fancy stitch work, or sew a pin to your finished piece!
  • Do you have something to hide? Create your own hidden compartment to house your treasures, or your secrets…
  • Need to go incognito? Change your appearance by making your own disguise!
  • Experience mystery and intrigue as you explore our various exhibits, searching for clues to our coded message scavenger hunt. Those who solve our riddles will be entered in a raffle to win prizes!
  • Check out our chocolate fountain bar. Death by chocolate wouldn't be the worst thing, right?
  • Make your own monocle and use it to look closely for clues.
  • Print a secret message with glow in the dark ink!
  • Jot down clues while exploring Calligraphy with help from the Calligraphy Guild of Pittsburgh.
  • Make a candle to help light the way on your path to the answers.
  • Take turns tracing a silouhette of you and your friends.
  • Take to-die-for photos with a spooky backdrop and props provided by The Scarehouse.
  • Enjoy light fare from City Fresh Pasta.
  • Enjoy a glass of bubbles kindly donated by Barefoot Wine.
  • Try a delicious treat from Nothing Bundt Cakes.
  • Don't forget to come dressed to impress, it could be your last chance...

Tickets include light fare, non-alcoholic drinks and all activities; alcohol is complimentary of the Children's Museum. This is a 21+ event.

Purchase tickets online.