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Carnegie Science Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good place for families

A nice place to spend time with family. Lots of interactive exhibits. The train layout is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margi S
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Great for all ages

Had a great time at the science center with girlfriend and her 2 year old son. Lots to do and see... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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Whether you're seeking a science adventure, or just looking for things to do in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center is a fun-filled destination guaranteed to ignite the "Wow!" in everyone. Visit Pittsburgh’s most-visited museum, with four floors of...more
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to spend time with family. Lots of interactive exhibits. The train layout is outstanding and informative. The sports portion has a climbing wall and other interactive activities that everyone can participate in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Margi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at the science center with girlfriend and her 2 year old son. Lots to do and see for all ages and all types of interest. Never disappointed and the train exhibit is amazing!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great science center with four floors of interactive activities for everyone to enjoy. It also has a planetarium and Rangos giant theater. The best part for my kids was the Highmark SportsWorks. They LOVED it!!! They were able to zip line, be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 760hd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four floors of fun, entertainment, and activity. Traveled with two grandsons 8&10. One day is not enough time. Hands on exhibits,!robots, model trains,planetarium, large screen theater, Something for everyone. In warmer weather there is an actual submarine to explore. Very interactive. In the building next...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank luvs2dive
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My 10 year old grandson and I loved this place. One building provided a place to stretch out muscles and try a variety of sports activities. The other had a wide variety of interactive displays teaching about real- life science. What an enjoyable day! We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

It is always fun taking young grandchildren to the Carnegie Science Center. They learn so much and can enjoy the experience with a lot of hands-on activities.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stubenson3
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We were visiting Pittsburgh over the weekend with our focus on the Carnegie Science Center and our 2 year old grandson. It was great and our grandson loved it ... so many interactive attractions for children of all ages ... yes, the grandparents had a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TKD26508
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

So much to learn & so much to see! Would definitely recommend for all ages. Pricing is not bad, especially for all of the exhibits you get to see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShelbyRyan
Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

We arrived and the place was busy. The trains were amazing..my favorite part. There was so much to see and do. All 7 of us had a great day! We will return! Ages 2-50 in our party 🙂

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DebbieA45
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

The kids, ages 5 and 21 months had a blast!! There were a lot of activities for the children. They enjoyed everything they did. There was a lot for even the under age 2 category.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Ayelet B
26 November 2018|
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Response from pamom2017 | Reviewed this property |
You can walk. Its a few blocks, but doable for all but the youngest kids.
Ron J
10 November 2018|
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Response from 501cynthian | Reviewed this property |
The exhibits are geared towards kids as in there is lots to touch, cool things to see that attract kids, and things to figure out. It is also interesting to adults on a different level because the explanations about science... More
9 April 2018|
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Response from 334frang | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your energy level and time constraint.I go frequently with my grandchildren \.We do 3-4 hours depending on the programs(EXCELLENT)scheduled.A lunch break is helpful in their spacious cafeteria (buy or... More