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The World of Hilarious Invention

Rube Goldberg™: The World of Hilarious Invention! showcases Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and inventor Rube Goldberg™’s iconic contraptions, imaginative illustrations, and humorous storytelling, celebrating his skills as both an artist and inventor. Plan your visit now by checking out the schedule.

Inspired by Rube’s original illustrations and inventive storytelling, this exhibit contains a collection of new 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. These experiences provide insight into the legacy of Rube and how classic engineering principles can be re-imagined as entry points for deeper exploration of STEAM concepts for 21st-century learning.

Rube Goldberg™: The World of Hilarious Invention! Exhibit is created by the Children's Museum of Pittsburg in partnership with the Heirs of Rube Goldberg.

World of Hilarious Invention Exhibit Schedule