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In Response To Synagogue Shooting, Groups Offer Free Admission

Courtesy of the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

In response to the deadly shootings at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in Squirrel Hill, several local cultural institutions are offering free admission this week.

The groups want to serve as places of healing and comfort.

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, on the North Side, is free to visitors through Friday.

So is the Frick Art Museum, in Point Breeze, which is hosting an exhibit of fantastical costumes made from paper.

And at the 460 acres of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, in Oakdale, admission is free through Saturday.

In addition, tonight only, through 7 p.m., Humane Animal Rescue, in Homewood, is offering free time with animals in its care.