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Join the Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Sneak Preview Party at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh on August 25

Lovable Hand Puppet of Mister Rogers Fame Goes Solo

PITTSBURGH (August 20, 2012)— Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh visitors can see a special sneak preview of WQED’s upcoming animated show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and enjoy a variety of exclusive activities. 

In our Theater

Saturday. August 25, 12:30 - 3:00 pm


  • Decorate Daniel's bedroom with stickers of all of his friends
  • Make masks of the new characters from the show
  • Create colorful collages under acetate images of the new characters,  1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Make finger puppets in the MAKESHOP, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Museum visitors also have the unique opportunity to visit some of the set pieces and puppets from the original Mister Rogers Neighborhoodthat are on display throughout the Museum. See a list of the pieces and their locations at

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood premieres on Monday, September 3 on WQED-TV.

About Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood 

Daniel Tiger is a shy but brave tiger who lives in the beloved Neighborhood of Make Believe, where, with his preschool friends, he learns the key social skills necessary for school and for life. You’ll love the engaging stories and musical strategies that build upon the early learning curriculum first introduced in the landmark series, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.

Tune in to Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood weekdays at 11 am and 1:30 pm on WQED-TV and Saturdays at 6:30 am on WQED: The Create Channel.

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood was developed by the acclaimed Fred Rogers Company, producers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, in association with Angela Santomero, cofounder of Out of the Blue Enterprises and the creative force behind the PBS KIDS literacy series SUPER WHY!.

About Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh 

Providing innovative museum experiences that inspire joy, creativity and curiosity,Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is a place that delights and inspires children, where they can take off on fantastic flights of imagination daily, and return to earth to splash in a river, hammer a nail and ink a silkscreen. With 67,000 square feet of space the Museum welcomes nearly 250,000 visitors annually and provides tons of fun and loads of “real stuff” experiences for play and learning. In 2011 the Museum was named as one of the nation’s ten top children’s museums by Parents magazine.  For further information, call 412-322-5058 or visit