hours & access
Children’s Museum Hours of Operation:
Monday – Sunday
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
MuseumLab Hours of Operation:
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 PM
Learn about MuseumLab, our new art/tech/making space for youth and teens
We post our Field Trip Forecast weekly during peak field trip season to help you plan your visit:
The Children’s Museum and MuseumLab are closed on the following days:
- May 29, 2023, for Memorial Day
- June 19, 2023, for Juneteenth
- July 4, 2023, for Independence Day
- September 4 – 7, 2023, for Labor Day and annual days of training and maintenance
- November 23, 2023, for Thanksgiving
- December 25, 2023, for Christmas Day
- January 1, 2024, for New Year’s Day
We encourage all visitors, including members and children under 2, to reserve tickets in advance for the day you wish to visit through our online reservation system. Having your tickets printed or on your phone speeds along your admission so you can spend more time having fun!
As of March 1, you only need to choose the day of your visit when you reserve tickets online. You can arrive at your desired time and stay as long as you like.
Walk-up tickets are also available.
You may also reserve tickets by calling 412.322.5058, ext 210.
Admission Discounts & Reciprocal Admission
We offer a variety of discounts for visitors, including participating in the Museums of All program and offering reciprocal admission through the ACM and ASTC programs.
Free admission is also provided to any therapeutic support staff, counselor, doctor, therapist or nurse that accompanies a visitor as part of their professional responsibilities. Please provide employee identification at the Admissions Desk to receive admission.
health & safety
Our touchless admission process ensures a safe and comfortable visit for your family.
Hand sanitizers are available throughout the museum.
Masks are available upon request.
View or download the rules and policies of the Children’s Museum and MuseumLab that help ensure all visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit.
A map of the Museum is available at the Admissions desk.
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh may make, use and publicize photographic and videographic images and audio recordings of Museum visitors in public spaces of the facility, along with their first names and likenesses, for marketing and promoting the Museum, the activities, the Museum’s partners or collaborators, and for other business purposes. Visitors authorize the Museum to engage in such use and publicity without additional payment of any kind to them. Visitors further release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the Museum from any liability that may arise from such use and publicity, including without limitation any claims by visitors for libel or violation of any right of publicity or privacy.
The Children's Museum is dedicated to welcoming all visitors and providing exhibits, programs and public spaces that are inclusive and interactive for all children and families.
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh is committed to providing exhibits, programs and public spaces that are inclusive and interactive for all visitors.Learn More