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Graphic logo of the exhibit The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh: A  Mo WIllems Exhibit, which opens February 17, 2018 at Children's Museum

The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh: A Mo Willems Exhibit

Through September 2, 2018


Visit the Exhibit and Start the School Year with a New Piggie Lunch Bag

Includes Museum admission, Piggie lunchbag and credit for food purchases in our Cafe

Package For Two - $50 ($58 value)

  • Children's Museum admission for two
  • (1) Piggie Lunchbag
  • $12 Cafe food voucher 

 Package for Four - $99 ($117 value)

  • Children's Museum admission for four
  • (2) Piggie Lunchbags
  • $25 Cafe food voucher 


Spend an exciting day with the characters of beloved children's book author and illustrator Mo Willems, including best friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny, and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

2 boys catapult toy hotdogs at a target

  • Have a hilarious conversation in the voices of Elephant Gerald and Piggie at a double-sided phone booth!
  • Make Elephant and Piggie dance with old-time animation!
  • Put on a wearable bus and take a drive around the exhibit!
  • Spin the laundromat washing machine and uncover Knuffle Bunny and other surprises!
  • Dress up your Naked Mole Rat and send him down the runway for a one-of-a-kind fashion show!
  • Stack lightweight blocks to create your own terrible monster or funny friend!
    The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh exhibit room showing the bus, laundromat, praxinoscopes and fashion runway
  • Launch foam hot dogs at The Pigeon and play the plinko game to give the Duckling a cookie!
  • Create art inspired by the work of Mo Willems!
  • And more!

Please note:  The infamous bus (that The Pigeon will do anything to drive) is now in the shop for repairs before its next journey.

Check the Calendar of Events for special Elephant & Piggie Story Times and Meetups each month!

The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh: A Mo Willems Exhibit is co-organized by Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

This exhibit is sponsored in part by PA Leadership Charter School and Winchester Thurston School.