tickets, hours, directions



Adults: $19
Children, Youth and Seniors: $17
Includes admission to Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

We strongly encourage reserving tickets through our online ticketing system.

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 Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and Association of Science and Technology Centers (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.

Learn more about admission discounts and reciprocal admission here.

Membership is the best savings, paying for itself in two visits on average. Check out our membership options here.


Saturdays & Sundays
Noon – 5:00pm

MuseumLab is closed on these days:

Memorial Day
June 19 for Juneteenth
July 4
Labor Day + 2 days following for maintenance and training
Christmas Day
New Years Day

directions & parking


To navigate by car, use:
10 Children’s Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

To navigate on foot, bike or pedicab, use:
6 Allegheny Square East, Suite 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15212



Parking options are available in the two lots adjacent to Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh; in the Nova Place parking garage; and at on-street parking.

Museum Lot Rates

Members: $5
Non-Members: $7

Pay prior to entering the Children’s Museum at the payment meters located in the lots and at the Museum’s back entrance, or by using the Way to Park app.

Overflow Parking

Parking is also available in the Nova Place parking garage. Pay for this parking at the Children’s Museum Admissions Desk before you leave to receive a discount rate and an exit ticket you can use at Nova Place.

Please note: During Heinz Field and PNC Park games, if you do not pay for your Nova Place parking at the Children’s Museum and receive an exit ticket to use, you will be charged the Garage’s event rate.

Alternate Parking Map

Street Parking

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

food & drink

Bean Sprouts is a hip & healthy café located right next door to MuseumLab in Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.  It is open to all visitors as well as the public.

The Cafe offers lots of choices for lunch or a snack, adhering to clean ingredient guidelines and featuring organic and sustainable foods, compostable packaging and eco-friendly design. Plus a walk-up coffee bar.

Admission to MuseumLab includes admission to the Children’s Museum.