Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood
Visit the fourth floor Special Collections Gallery to see the largest collection of original items from the “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” television set on public view.
Featuring select artifacts from the popular children’s show, the new display marks the first time these items are on long-term view. Highlights from the “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” installation include:
- The entryway and living room set that Mister Rogers walked through to begin each show;
- King Friday XIII’s Castle;
- Great Oak Tree, the residence of Henrietta Pussycat and X The Owl;
- Picture Picture, the display that helped Mister Rogers teach children using interactive media;
- McFeely’s “Speedy Delivery” tricycle; and
- A variety of additional items from the “Neighborhood of Make-Believe,” including King Friday XIII’s telephone, Henrietta Pussycat’s outfit, Chef Brockett’s hat, Harriett Elizabeth Cow’s desk, and the bench that Mister Rogers sat on during each show.
Also on view is a life-like figure of Mister Rogers, wearing his iconic sweater, necktie, khakis, and sneakers.
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood at Heinz History Center
- TribLIVE: ‘Mister Rogers’ moves to new neighborhood — Heinz History Center
- KDKA-TV: Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sets Now On Display At History Center [VIDEO]
- Pittsburgh Magazine: Visiting The ‘Real’ Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood
- Times Online: Andy Masich gives a tour of the Mr. Rogers exhibit [VIDEO]