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Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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Grandchildren loved this museum

Our grandchildren love this museum. We go every time they visit. We were so fortunate this June... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frederick O
Pittsburgh, United States
Not as fun for adults, but great for kids

My friends and I went to one of those 21+ nights over the summer. Most of the usual attractions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara H
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Explore science in a new way! A day at the Science Center is filled with science adventures guaranteed to ignite the "wow! hmm...aha!" in all of us. Visit us to experience four floors of interactive exhibits. Explore the galaxy without ever leaving the North Shore at the Buhl Planetarium. Watch hair-raising live shows and discover an array of programs for the whole family!
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  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our grandchildren love this museum. We go every time they visit. We were so fortunate this June, because the new exhibit in the sports center was open, and even a long line did not discourage them. I recommend this for every one.

Thank Frederick O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I went to one of those 21+ nights over the summer. Most of the usual attractions were open, but we realized the centers are significantly less fun than we remembered, even with alcohol. Also the train thing wasn't open and that's my...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There many so much interesting, interactive, tactile exhibits -- incredible! Well worth the visit and tickets! But the laser show to Queen hit songs...a wee bit sensory overload...

Thank davidguayasamin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was finally able to visit the Miniature Railroad & Viilage this year. Have tried for several years but always visited the Science Center when the railroad and village was shut down for the annual repair & upgrade. Well worth the wait. Fantastic display. Spent...More

Thank robertkL1499OV
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the title says, Great for Kids, IF you can afford the admission price (check pricing before heading off to the museum to prevent cardiac arrest at the ticket booth). The museum has many hands on displays geared towards kids, not so much so for...More

Thank Papito1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I practically lived at The Carnegie Museum as a kid, when I went there last year it made me wish I was a kid all over again. They remodeled the dinosaur exhibit since I had been there previous, it really is something special now. Parking...More

Thank Erik K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great asset to the community. Loved the gift shop. The place had kids playing with all the interactive toys, it was vibrant.

Thank CyndiLynnB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 15 September 2017

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
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3 October 2017|
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Response from Sarah K | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see a ton of parking and ended up meter parking on the street. May be easier to just call and ask. It is located right on Pitts campus
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.