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Got a curious kid? Don't skip this museum. Here kids launch rockets, check out creepy insects, and play musical instruments made of PVC, learning all the while. ...
Science & Nature Museum
This top-notch museum appeals to kids of all ages with unique, interactive exhibits not found in many other children's museums....
The philosophy here is that everyone who walks in the door deserves to see a magic trick. Kids are wowed by clerks who make coins magically jump from one cup to another, sticks break and then repair themselves, and pennies that transform into dimes....
Craft & Hobby Store
There's no better way to get a sense of Pittsburgh and its three rivers than with a Just Ducky Tour. Climb aboard a rejiggered World War II amphibious vehicle and enjoy a colorful and educational ride....
Kennywood is a dream come true for roller-coaster fans, combining the classic feel of older coasters (one has been around since 1921) with thrilling new rides like the Phantom's Revenge (which features a 230-foot drop and speeds up to 85 miles per hour)....
Constructed in 1870, the "Mon" is the oldest funicular in the U.S. The three-minute journey takes riders to Mount Washington, where kids can enjoy a panoramic view of Pittsburgh and look down a steep drop....
Visiting the National Aviary is a rare treat for bird-loving kids, with many opportunities for hand-to-beak contact with more than 200 species of free-flying birds housed there....
Parents will marvel at the thousands of plant varieties, but kids will appreciate pushing buttons to make the fountains spray different ways, walking across the bridge in the Japanese garden and watching the fish....
What makes PNC Park the perfect baseball stadium for families? For starters, the well-designed stadium (one of the smallest in the majors) doesn't have a bad seat anywhere—you get a great view of the game and a great view of downtown....
The most popular exhibit here is the Silver Clouds, featuring metallic, pillow-shaped balloons that float around the room. Every kid interacts with the clouds differently—some lie on the floor and watch them hover above; most give them a nudge....