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Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh to Host Region’s First Mini Maker Faire

PITTSBURGH, PA (October 23, 2011) -- Started in San Mateo, California in 2006, Maker Faires are the premier event for grassroots American innovation.  The Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire is the first such event in the region. 

Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire will feature racing robots, DIY science and technology, a 7' tall dinosaur puzzle, a yurt, unique handmade crafts, the world's loudest mobile musical instrument, printable cheese, instruction on knot tying, soldering and lock picking and much more!

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Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is located at 10 Children’s Way in Allegheny Square on Pittsburgh’s historic North Side, just a block from the National Aviary and 3 blocks from PNC Park.  Museum hours are Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, noon – 5:00 pm. Admission is $11 for children 2-18, $12 for adults and free for children under 2.  For general information, call (412) 322-5058 and visit