Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh
There’s so much to do in Kidsburgh this summer, you may have to visit more than once! Start by putting all the pieces together at LEGO® KidsFest, a three-day interactive family show at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, June 17-19. It’s one gigantic activity-packed family event. Five Pittsburgh sessions are available. Get tickets and more information at www.LEGOKidsFest.com.
Fun is a family affair at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Dig for dinosaur bones, discover a world just for kids in the Discovery Room, visit Ancient Egypt and much more. Then visit Carnegie Museum of Art for “ARTventures: Drop-in Family Art-making” every Saturday and Sunday from 12:30-4:30 p.m. families explore art together by becoming the artist!
Experience four floors of hands-on science at Carnegie Science Center including Roboworld™, a real submarine, underwater wonders in Seascape, the Miniature Railroad & Village® and Highmark SportsWorks®.
At Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh you’ll find “Dora the Explorer LIVE! Dora’s Pirate Adventure,” live performances June 11-Sept. 4. For information, tickets and show times, go to doralivepgh.org.
Go high above the city on the Duquesne Incline, a working cable car taking commuters up 400 feet to Mt. Washington since 1877. It’s absolutely FUNicular!
Kennywood’s seriously twisted Sky Rocket coaster launches passengers from zero to 50 in under 3 seconds, followed by a full-throttle, 95-ft. climb. Have fun with an array of rides designed for every age, including Kiddieland. And don’t forget those famous Potato Patch fries.
Get nose-to-beak with a penguin, feed a flock of colorful lorikeets and marvel at the sight of falcons flying right over your head! The National Aviary is America’s premier bird zoo with more than 600 birds of more than 200 species, all ready to meet you for an up-close interactive encounter.
A visit to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is full of wonder. See 17 distinct garden experiences as you explore one of the world’s greenest public gardens.
At Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, everyone will go wild with tiger cubs and African painted puppies! See polar bears and sand tiger sharks swim overhead while you walk through tunnels. And, don’t miss the sea lion, bear and deep water diver shows!
See the fun and interactive Ben Franklin: In Search of a New World exhibit at the Senator John Heinz History Center and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum through July 31.
Learn all about the fun you’ll have in Kidsburgh! Go to visitpittsburgh.com/kidsburgh.