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Museum Experience Kits

Our kits this year include:

Museum Experience Kits are available May 18.  Patrons can choose one kit at checkout.  Kits check out for one week at a time and can be reserved in advance.  Kits are good for 2 adults and up to 6 children.

The Heinz History Center Kit is available year round.

On the back of each museum pass is a QR code for a virtual kit that will further supplement your museum experience.  Virtual kits are clickable PDFs containing fun educational materials provided by each participating site.

Heinz History Center

Visit the Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood exhibit and the Kids Discovery Center. Don’t miss all things sports at the W. Pennsylvania Sports Museum. Top it off with all the special exhibits!

Fort Pitt Museum

Step back in time at Point State Park and discover what life was like for 18th-century residents. Learn about the role of Pittsburgh during the American Revolution, the French and Indian War, and the Early Republic.


Experience 19,000 years of history at North America’s oldest site of human habitation. Then tour three recreated villages to learn what life was like for our earliest ancestors.

Fort Steuben

Historic Fort Steuben was built in 1786 by the First American Regiment for the protection of surveyors who had been sent by the Continental Congress to map the Northwest Territory. Visitors can tour the reconstructed fort to see the soldiers’ quarters guardhouse, hospital, and commissary, as well as the Federal Land Office. Historic Fort Steuben’s many exhibits, tours, and events tell the story of the daily life of the men who helped open the territories to settlement.

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

Take a ride into the past at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum where the trolley era is alive and well. Museum guides will put the trolley in its historical context, and explain what life was like 50-100 years ago.

Braddock’s Battlefield

Braddock’s Battlefield History Center is a small American museum and visitors center on the site of the Battle of the Monongahela of July 9, 1755. It features a collection of art, documents, and artifacts about the Braddock Expedition and the French and Indian War as it unfolded at the Forks of the Ohio.

Fort Ligonier

Check out Fort Ligonier and experience history like never before. The museum includes a collection of art and artifacts from across the globe — along with archaeological collections from the French and Indian War.

Depreciation Lands

The Depreciation Lands Museum is a vibrant Colonial era living history settlement, in an area that by 1805 was known as Talley Cavey. The museum seeks to present the lifestyle, hopes, and dreams, of the early European settlers in the Depreciation Lands, which includes their interactions with the local natives.

OH WOW! Children’s Science Museum

Explore while learning! Check out the hands-on activities at the OH WOW! Children’s Center in downtown Youngstown. OH WOW!®’s colorful, hands-on environment encourages independent thinking through interactive STEM-based exhibits and EDUtaining programs. Limit 4 tickets

For more information or to reserve your Experience Kit, please contact your library branch.