Rube Goldberg: The World of Hilarious Invention! Exhibit

WHAT: Rube Goldberg: The World of Hilarious Invention!
WHERE: Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
WHEN: Through May 5

Why You Should Go:

Pittsburgh’s youngest inventors are invited to experience a world premiere exhibition celebrating the life and legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg (1883-1970).

The first-of-its-kind exhibit features a collection of 3D, life-size machines and hands-on, interactive components that “connect Rube’s iconic cartoon contraptions to the way things work in the physical world.”

Kids and kids at heart can activate and create crazy chain-reaction inventions that use everyday objects to complete simple tasks, explore exciting 21st-century STEAM concepts and even have fun while failing.

Snap a selfie inside Rube’s iconic wearable, “Self-Operating Napkin” learn to operate a Revolvometer, paint a 3D picture and so much more!

Jennifer Baron

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator...