Children's Museum of Pittsburgh is located on Pittsburgh's historic North Side.


Note that Allegheny Commons, the ring road around the Children’s Museum, is now a two-way road. Vehicle and bike traffic travel in both directions. Please be alert and cautious at intersections and when entering the road.

by car

by public transportation

PAT bus route 54C stops near the Children’s Museum.

The Children’s Museum is just a short walk from the North Side Station on Port Authority‘s light rail system, aka the T.

For all public transportation options, visit the Port Authority website.

by bike

Bike racks are located in front of the Children’s Museum and on the sidewalk leading to the Nova Place patio.


Parking options include the Museum’s two adjacent lots, a nearby parking garage and on-street parking.

Museum Lot Rates

Members: $6
Non-Members: $8

Pay prior to entering the Children’s Museum at the payment meters located in the lots and at the Museum’s back entrance.

Overflow Parking

Parking is also available in the Nova Place Parking Garage. Exit tickets can be purchased at the Museum’s Admissions Desk.

Please note: During Heinz Field and PNC Park games, pay for your Nova Place Garage exit ticket at the Museum to receive the Museum rate. If you pay for an exit ticket at the Garage, you will be charged the Garage’s event rate.

Street Parking

City of Pittsburgh on-street metered parking is also available near the Children’s Museum.