Celebrate the art and characters of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Mo Willems!

Liberty Science Center's newest adventure for kids is now open!

The Pigeon Comes to Jersey City! celebrates the art and characters of beloved children’s book author and illustrator, Mo Willems. This young learner exhibition features best-friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny, and The Pigeon, the wily city bird best known for his antics in Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Activities will give young guests a chance to make art that is inspired by Mo Willems and to learn about the rich social and emotional lives of the author’s characters. The exhibition also features prints of illustrations, including sketches and other preliminary materials, by Mo Willems.


Visitor info

Location: 3rd Floor

Dates: May 21, 2022 – Sept. 5, 2022

Included with general admission

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Highlights

  • Have a hilarious conversation in the voices of Elephant Gerald and Piggie at a double-sided phone booth.
  • Make Elephant and Piggie dance with old-time animation.
  • Put on a wearable bus and take a drive around the exhibit.
  • Spin the laundromat washing machine and uncover Knuffle Bunny and other surprises!
  • Dress up Naked Mole Rat and send him down the runway for a one-of-a-kind fashion show.
  • Stack lightweight blocks to create their own terrible monster or funny friend.
  • Launch foam hot dogs at The Pigeon and play the plinko game to give the Duckling a cookie.
  • Try out art techniques that Mo Willems uses for his own books.

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