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Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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It is a science center

But you could lose a day if you are not careful as they have multiple exhibits, including a WWII... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Saint Louis, Missouri

A must see with kids. I thought this was one of the better science museums I've ever been too. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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Reviewed yesterday

But you could lose a day if you are not careful as they have multiple exhibits, including a WWII submarine! When the construction is done will have a much larger facility. Definitely recommend the laser shows. If you bring kids along there is a Big...More

Thank TCPDump
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must see with kids. I thought this was one of the better science museums I've ever been too. The layout was very friendly. Loved the ramps to each floor making it stroller accessible but also easier for little legs to manage (opposed to stairs...More

Thank leisure9traveler83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our entire family loved the Carnegie Science Center! We especially loved the Robots exhibit (my personal favorite was playing air hockey against a robot). The space exhibit that extended up throughout the four floors was a little boring. The model train exhibit was huge and...More

Thank MonicaMonica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely more for children. A few of the things were interesting but not enough to keep our interest for more than a minute or 2. I've seen some people spend all day here. And we were barely here for 2 hours. Honestly, more...More

Thank countryhipsterr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for kids to learn about science, lots to do and look at. Tons of interactive displays on four floors of fun.

Thank Rich P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could not believe the value I received for admission. The main building has four floors, there's an auxiliary building, PLUS a submarine museum you can visit. Each floor in the main building had a theme: space, body works, robotics, miniatures, water fun and an...More

Thank WinchestAckles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 3 hours here on a Saturday afternoon, but didn't begin to see it all. The hall full of dinosaurs was fascinating, even for "old" folks like us. Children would love it!

Thank grandma_eccie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kids had a great time. The model railway was very cool and provided a different view of historical Pittsburgh. Lots of hands-on activities. Take the tour of the submarine too. Very claustrophobic.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have a 10 and 13 year old... something there for both... and parents! eating area okay... a little pricey.

Thank Roberta K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited this museum 7 or 8 years ago, and as is often the case with great destinations, the exhibits had been expanded and upgraded over the years. It is difficult to keep up with science in this day and age, but they have...More

Thank ruth f
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11 July 2017|
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Response from Dr Edward D | Reviewed this property |
No it is not.
Tyler L
20 June 2017|
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Response from Cliff B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is $150 per year, and that includes admission to not only the Carnegie Museum, but also the Science Center and the Warhol museum, also discount parking .....its a very good deal.
19 April 2017|
Response from vman09 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they give you a wrist band that is good for the whole day.