Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit - DuPage Children's Museum

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January 19 – May 12, 2019


Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit brings to life the themes presented in the award-winning PBS Kids television series created by The Fred Rogers Company that follows the adventures of 4-year-old Daniel Tiger and his friends.


Step into Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood – where Daniel and his friends help young children navigate their world, and caregivers guide their journey. Play, sing, explore, and pretend in some favorite and familiar places from the Neighborhood. Try a fun activity, share a memory, and create grr-ific new ones on this beautiful day! Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood brings the wisdom and life lessons of Fred Rogers to a new generation.


Through immersive experiences, visitors will work together to solve problems, use their imaginations to transform their surroundings, and play along with Daniel’s singable strategies as they learn life’s little lessons.


Created by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in partnership with The Fred Rogers Company. DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD © 2019 The Fred Rogers Company. All rights reserved.

"Daniel speaks directly to children, and he is their age. Because of that, they see him as their friend, and he goes through a lot of the challenges that they face, whether it’s dealing with mad feelings or learning how to share."

Paul Siefken, President and Chief Executive Officer with The Fred Rogers Company
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Imaginative Play

Use your imagination and creativity to take your play to new heights. Express yourself in many ways, while making choices and sharing with others.

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Communication & Emotions

Explore meaningful topics like diversity, empathy, self-regulation, and gratitude, empowering visitors to better understand their feelings and the feelings of their neighbors.

"This exhibit provides as wonderful opportunity for adults to support and engage young children in developing social emotional skills and the critical coping strategies that will guide them throughout their lives."

Thomas Sullivan, Director of Education and Programs at DuPage Children's Museum

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Work on persistence and collaboration as you make and build items seen in Daniel’s neighborhood.

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Neighborhood and Community

Explore Daniel’s Neighborhood, while also taking the time to focus on your family and your own community.

Special Events

Meet Daniel Tiger

Daniel Tiger will make special appearances at the Museum. Don’t miss your opportunity to take a photo with Daniel Tiger himself.


Breakfast Book Club with Daniel Tiger
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Meet Daniel Tiger Events
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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood brings the wisdom and life lessons of Fred Rogers to a new generation.

Skills in Action


  • Working together to solve problems
  • Sharing and taking turns with others
  • Learning to empathize with other

Playing in this exhibit with nurture a child’s ability to:


  • Share
  • Listen
  • Take turns
  • Gain confidence

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