Emotions at Play with Pixar's Inside Out


September 16, 2023 - January 7, 2024

The first interactive exhibit based on Disney and Pixar’s hit animated feature helps visitors understand the important role emotions, memory and imagination play in our everyday lives. Explore some of the ways we express our emotions — and recognize emotions in others, too.

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Emotion Mirrors +

Explore emotions and expressions with Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust and Fear.

Train of Thought +

Hone your concentration and motor skills as you move a wooden ball down the Train of Thought's train track. 

Dream Productions +

Create your own play at Dream Productions complete with a stage, curtains, and hand puppets! 

Long Term Memory +

Write your memory and store it in a memory sphere. Change the sphere's color to match how the memory makes you feel. 

Control Panel +

Explore emotions through sound as you make music at the Control Panel. 

Emotions Maze +

Work with your friends to move the ball through the emotions maze. 


The exhibit has been made possible by the generous support of:


This exhibit was developed by Children's Museum of Pittsburgh in collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. © Disney/Pixar. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.