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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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Very fun day

Every time I come here I am so amazed about all the new exhibits they are opening this place is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gaming A
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great exhibits! We became members!

several floors of exhibits on varied scientific topics. We are members, have gone many times... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ridgway, Pa
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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 6 days ago via mobile

Every time I come here I am so amazed about all the new exhibits they are opening this place is very clean and they have a very nice Café located in the north shore side of Pittsburgh

Thank Gaming A
Reviewed 1 week ago

several floors of exhibits on varied scientific topics. We are members, have gone many times. Many of the exhibits change periodically. Also, some new renovations are underway, so expect new things. Look at the website to see what is current I would suggest 2-3 hours...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed with the quality of the exhibits and that the general admission includes the Sport Works and Requin submarine. The Art of Bricks required additional fee, but is worth paying it. This special Lego exhibit recreates some of the most famous art works....More

Thank ephesians5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please introduce your children to science at this museum. They won't realize they are learning as well as having a blast.

Thank OlderMom60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a self guided tour of the submarine located outside the Science Center. We learned the history of the sub and it's occupants during WWll. You could not imagine how crowded it was for the soldiers. It's a must see!

Thank Ro B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carnegie Science Center is a fantastic way to spend some fun time. There are some permanent exhibits that are always fun to re-visit, and there are also changing exhibits every so often that keep the Science Center fresh and vibrant. Many interactive things to...More

Thank P6829JKwilliamw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum had many interesting exhibits including several famous robots, and the one dealing with our bodies and how they work. They also had many hands on exhibits and a wonderful visual program dealing with the stars.

Thank dede48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very educational and a whole lot of fun. Visited on a rainy day for something to do. Great staff, helpful and lots of fantastic displays for both kids and adults alike.

Thank 95lloyd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As parents of a 5 and 2.5 year old, we found this entertaining and educational for children and adults. The play area for youngsters had fun, interactive exhibits that let the little ones interact with each other too. The live demonstrations did a good job...More

Thank KennyBakie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a family visit with my wife, son, daughter and 8 year old grandson.We loved the Planetarium,Train Village , and the other interactive displays. Well worth the time!!

Thank chuck21Scottsdale
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Heather H
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
Heather H
9 April 2018|
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
There are actually two buildings, including the Sports Science building (Sportsworks), plus the submarine in the back. It would depend on the ages of the people in your group, but you could easily spend four hours in the... More
Graesyn T
8 March 2018|
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As in a drawstring bag to keep water, phone, headphones etc.