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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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We so enjoyed this first class museum! Hadn’t been since our kid was small. As always we were... read more

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Karen s
Barberton, Ohio
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still the best

From childhood to adult, this museum has not lost its splendor.It is as fascinating today as it was... read more

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for bones in Bonehunters Quarry, get hands-on with real and replica specimens in Discovery Basecamp, grind corn in a Hopi home...more
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4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
North Oakland
+1 412-622-3131
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Reviewed today via mobile

We so enjoyed this first class museum! Hadn’t been since our kid was small. As always we were amazed at the exhibits! So much to learn. By far one of our favorites in the United States

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Reviewed yesterday

From childhood to adult, this museum has not lost its splendor.It is as fascinating today as it was 60 years ago.Still the best T-Rex anywhere.

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Reviewed yesterday

We rode our bikes along the Eliza Furnace Trail and then took another trail to the left (you can download the route via several Pittsburgh trails websites) to a trail that runs uphill along the south end of Shenley Park to Boundary Road. The museum...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum is fantastic! Starting with the crystals and gems, through the amazing dinosaurs and the animal exhibits, I was amazed at every new area. I highly recommend visiting this museum.

Thank Shelly H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Remarkable collection of dinosaurs, gems and minerals, birds, Egyptian artifacts, Polar World, , butterflies and other insects,fossils, American Indians, and more. Excellent docent tours and gift shop. Pittsburgh is very fortunate to have this museum, which is physically attached to the Carnegie Museum of Art.....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We parked in the parking garage next to the Museum and it was close enough for us to also walk to the Phipps Conservatory. I believe it was around $5.00 for 4 hours. The Museum is very interesting and they have a very extensive minerals...More

Thank Hal B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Museum for the first couple of rooms was interesting. After that, it got boring. Not typical History that I thought it would be, but, more from Dinosaurs to Native Americans. Some interesting artifacts. They do not take Discover and you can not take drinks. When...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve never been to the Smithsonian and I don’t have much frame of reference, but this is the best museum I’ve ever visited! Went once and wasn’t sure I fully appreciated it as wife and I were rushed for time. Went back and took time...More

Thank M8792SJaaronw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attached to the art museum (same admission) great prehistoric and Roman/Egyptian exhibits, but the showstopper was the most incredible collection of rocks and minerals I’ve ever seen. I could have spent hours there.

Thank lonk55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is historic and probably one of the best in the country for dinosaurs and rocks and gems. I came here with my wife and young son and we were blown away by the amount of rocks and gems on display. The dinosaur exhibits...More

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Mary L
2 October 2017|
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Response from chris4758 | Reviewed this property |
It's only 20-30 minutes away depending on traffic.
6 September 2017|
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Response from Joyce P | Reviewed this property |
There also is a special $2.00 per person admission for ACCESS card holders up to 4 people per card.
Margaret P
5 September 2017|
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Response from NYTravelers770 | Reviewed this property |
didnt see any taxies around. Uber you can. there are also many buses right in front of it. check maps to see how to get to your hotel. PIT public transport is a great way to see town! take bus from museum to waterfront (D... More