Breakfast with Dinosaurs

May 10 (Registration for April 19 is closed)
8–10 a.m.
Breakfast served 8–8:40 a.m.
Lee B. Foster Overlook

Let your little ones dress up as their favorite dinosaurs and come to the museum for a truly amazing family event! Eat a hearty breakfast with a pterosaur-eye view of your favorite Mesozoic herbivores and carnivores in Dinosaurs in Their Time! At 8:40 a.m., the tables are cleared for very special hands-on activities developed especially for Breakfast with Dinosaurs families. Investigate dinosaur tracks and touch real fossil specimens, then enjoy a private guided tour of Dinosaurs in Their Time. It is a family experience your dinosaur-loving child will never forget! 

Same-day admission is included in the ticket price. High chairs and boosters are not provided, but you are welcome to bring
your own. Dinosaur dress-up optional. Seating is limited, so be sure to register early! 

April 19th participants: stay at the museum for the 8th Annual Egg-cellent Egg Hunt! Details below. 

What are the activities? 

The hands-on activity is dinosaur tracking. There will be wet sand or clay to make imprints with plastic dinosaurs to find out whether the dinosaur’s tail drags, a characteristic related to the animal's anatomical structure. Children may also touch real fossils and fossil casts.

Is there an age limit? 

No, the program focuses on families. There is no charge for children under 6 months.

What is the menu? 

French toast, egg strata, assorted pastries, yogurt, granola, chunked fresh fruit, and cereal

Members: $65 per adult/child pair; $10 per additional guest (up to two per adult/child pair)
Non-Members: $80 per adult/child pair; $15 per additional guest (up to two per adult/child pair)

Contact Program Registration at 412.622.3288 or


Don't miss the 8th Annual Egg-cellent Egg Hunt!

April 19, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Celebrate spring by learning about egg-laying animals from prehistoric and modern times! With scavenger hunt maps in hand, children 12 and under visit hands-on exploration stations where touchable natural history specimens await. Interact with museum nature experts, answer intriguing egg-related riddles, and earn stamps and small prizes. It is a fun and exciting way to celebrate spring even if the weather is still cold and rainy outside.

Free with museum admission; no registration required. Scavenger hunt map and prizes are available to the first 500 children, so don't be late!



Inclement Weather

Should hazardous conditions result in cancellation of programs, announcements will be made on television stations KDKA, WTAE, and WPXI.