PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum and MuseumLab reopened on Saturday with redesigned exhibits and programs.
Both locations reopened to the delight of children and adults on Saturday morning, having closed since March 13, 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic was declared a national emergency.
Two new exhibits were the world premiere of Emotions at Play with Pixar’s “Inside Out”, based on the award-winning animated film; and the Kindness Gallery, an exhibition that offers creative ways to communicate and show kindness, inspired by the teachings of Mr. Rogers and Daniel Tiger.
“We are very proud of it. And we think it is a moment in these times to reflect on kindness. ”Marketing Director Bill Schlageter said.
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MuseumLab has also reopened with two brand new exhibits, the Gymlacium climbing environment in The Stacks and FACE VALUE in Studio Lab.
The museum is open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. According to a press release, the MuseumLab will be open on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tickets are available now by clicking here for Open Days through August 31st.
If you have any questions, call (412) 322-5058, ext. 202
While things are still normalizing, there are safeguards in place. A mask is required for employees and guests aged 2 and over. There are temperature controls on the door and disinfection stations are set up throughout the museum. Also, no groceries are sold and the water fountains are turned off, but water bottle fillers are available.
“It’s really safe, you know, take our temperature, wear our masks. The little ones can run around so it’s great, ”said Leave Jobes of Cranberry.
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