Adult Tours
Adult Tours


The Mattress Factory strives to give visitors a unique experience they won’t easily forget. To further our mission, the museum Education Department is launching a selection of age-appropriate, engaging, and interactive tours designed specifically for adults. These tours are perfect for bachelorette luncheons, corporate retreats, community outings, or any other group visit.


All tours must be booked at least 3 weeks in advance, and a minimum of 10 guests are required for all tours. Please call 412.231.3169 or email for more information.


Looking to a plan a private event or gathering for a larger group? Please visit the Facility Rentals section of our site.




Led by a Museum Educator, the GUIDED TOUR is an informative and interactive visit through the foremost museum of installation art in the United States. The GUIDED TOUR is 90-minutes long, for up to 40 guests. For more than 40 guests, please contact the education department at

$14 per adult, $10 per senior.



Celebrate a day out at the Mattress Factory with a scrumptious lunch of soups, salads, and sandwiches from the MF Café! After your lunch reservation, enjoy a 90-minute personalized tour of our permanent collection or special exhibitions with a Museum Educator. The LUNCH + TOUR includes a 11:30am reservation in the MF Café and a 90-minute tour reservation, for up to 20 guests.

$14 per adult, $10 per senior. Lunch sold separately.



Take an in-depth look at the ways in which the Mattress Factory has shaped Pittsburgh’s North Side during an Art + Architecture Tour. This guided tour starts with a slide presentation on the history of the museum and is great way to investigate and experience the museum’s site-specific installation art in relationship to the city’s landscape and history. The ART + ARCHITECTURE tour is 2 hours long, for up to 20 guests.

$15 per adult, $11 per senior.



Modeled after our Installation Lab for student groups, our ADULT INSTALLATION LAB experience includes a 90-minute guided tour of the museum led by a Museum Educator, a 30-minute break, and an interactive hour-long art activity in the museum’s Education Studio. During this time, adults are welcome to bring drinks and snacks from home to enjoy while they socialize and get creative.

$16 per adult, $12 per senior, for up to 20 guests.



Get out of the office and bring your team to the museum for a retreat that includes a 90-minute tour and a 1-hour team-building activity led by a Museum Educator, for up to 20 team members. We’ll also provide you with a private conference room for lunch or work meeting, if desired. Please call 412.231.3169 for rates and details so we can help customize your visit.