Mattress Factory Museum of Contemporary Art

  • Hours: Th-Su: 11-6; W: 11-8; M-T: Closed
  • 500 Sampsonia Way
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Phone: 412-231-3169
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Adult Admission: $20, Members FREE
Child Admission: Students $15, under 6 and Members FREE
Senior Admission: $15, Members FREE
Group Size: 8/60

The Mattress Factory is a museum and experimental lab for living artists. Located in Pittsburgh's historic Northside, just minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh, we host artists from around the world and around the corner as they create site-specific installation art that transforms spaces in two historic row homes, a converted mattress warehouse and the surrounding campus. In addition to revolving installations created by artists-in-residence, the Mattress Factory, founded in 1977, is home to permanent installations by Greer Lankton, James Turrell, Winifred Lutz, Yayoi Kusama and more.

  • Group Rates Available
  • Parking Available
  • RestaurantOnSite
  • Motorcoach Parking
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Mattress Factory Art Museum
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Courtney P.
07/02/2021
Definitely a unique experience in Pittsburgh. We managed to get tickets for Sunday afternoon before flying out. Some of the exhibits were very interesting...


Kristy A.
08/09/2021
So...if you aren't an artsy type or an avid lover of museums, you're likely to find this museum to be pretty bizarre. It's unique and we had fun, but for...


Kathleen A.
06/08/2021
The Mattress Factory is a unique experience and definitely not for everyone. I'm no art expert but I was interested in the museum after hearing so much...

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  • The health and safety of our visitors and residents will always remain our top priorities
  • Our health and safety guidelines follow the directives of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Health Departments, as well as the City of Pittsburgh. 
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Throughout this period, our priority remains the health and safety of our guests, staff and community. We have instituted enhanced sanitization and safety procedures across our campus, and are proud that through the collective efforts of our guests and staff that no COVID-19 cases have been traced to the Museum. Read more at https://mattress.org/covid-policies/

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  • Employee Health Screening
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  • Enforced Social Distancing
  • Enhanced Cleaning/Disinfecting Procedures
  • Mandatory Mask Usage by Employees
  • Sanitization Stations
  • Sneeze Guards or Other Barriers