Rube Goldberg™: The World of Hilarious Invention! Exhibit
Feb 25, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Children's Museum Pittsburgh
10 Children's Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Like Rube Goldberg, visitors can activate and create crazy chain-reaction contraptions that use everyday objects to complete simple tasks in the most overcomplicated, inefficient and hilarious ways possible!
- Sharpen a real pencil using a 3D version of Rube Goldberg’s “A Simple Way to Sharpen a Pencil”®
- See a Rube-inspired way to paint a picture in the 3D version of Ed Steckley’ s “An Epic Way to Paint a Picture”®
- Move balls and ramps to trigger chain reaction machines in Wall Machines, then figure out how they work by resetting each part
- Be inspired by Rube Goldberg’s drawing techniques to create your own hilarious cartoon in the Art Studio
- Pull ropes to start a series of musical chain reactions in the large-scale sound animation Music Machine
- Step into one of Rube's iconic wearables, “Self-Operating Napkin Machine.”®, for a one-of-a-kind photo opp
- And much more!