Children's Museum

10 am–5 pm Daily

35th Birthday Celebration: Kick Off to Summer Free Day with Allegheny SolarFest

Featured Programs & Events

June 24, 2018

Celebrate the Children’s Museum’s 35th birthday with free admission and a day full of music, fun and the sun!

  • 10:00 -11:25am: Free Happy Birthday Children’s Museum Noisemakers (while supplies last)
  • 11:30 am: Join Timbeleza in Buhl Community Park  for a Happy Birthday Parade
  • 11:35am -1:30pm: Free Rita’s Italian Ice (while supplies last)

Free Museum admission from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Delight in the Children's Museum's exhibits including Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails and The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh: A Mo Willems Exhibit, as well as a variety of activities inspired by summertime and sunshine.

  • Draw from a Still Life, in the Art Studio 
  • Puppet workshop with Felicia Cooper in Buhl Community Park, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Live Performance of The Girl Who Swallowed the Sun by Felicia Cooper in Buhl Community Park, 1:00 pm

Free Day at the Children's Museum is underwritten by The Buncher Foundation and sponsored in part by Pa Cyber.

4th annual Allegheny SolarFest

A 100% solar-powered event to celebrate the power of the sun and find out how to go solar!

Electric vehicle car show, food trucks, music and information on energy efficiency, solar-powered aquaponics, solar home design, community solar projects and ways to strengthen Pennsylvania’s renewable energy laws, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm in Buhl Community Park

Outdoor entertainment powered by Zero Fossil:

  • The Chiodi Trio, 10:00 - 11:15 am
  • Timbeleza, 11:15 -11:45 am
  • Turpentiners, 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Timbeleza, 1:00 -1:30 pm
  • Corn Beef and Curr, 1:30 - 2:45 pm

Solar Unified Network of Western Pennsylvania (SUNWPA) is a coalition of the region’s leading solar installation and development companies, support businesses, solar owners, and advocates devoted to proliferating solar in Western PA through awareness, education and legislative support. Find SUNWPA on Facebook.