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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
+1 412-622-3131
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Fun museum for kids and adults

This is a perfect place to go on a rainy afternoon. Lots of interesting exhibits, but not too big... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Blabby1978
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Toronto, Canada
Wedding reception at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Wh would have thought that a museum would be great location for a wedding reception, but it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rjjaxel
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Huntingtown, Maryland
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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, and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning! Free family-activities, touchables, and Bonehunters Quarry available each weekend and weekdays during the summer.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
North Oakland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a perfect place to go on a rainy afternoon. Lots of interesting exhibits, but not too big that you can't see everything in one afternoon.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wh would have thought that a museum would be great location for a wedding reception, but it was. The had an incredibly large hall that made it an ideal venue.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great collection of art from around the world. Large modern art exhibit, furniture, decorative arts, dinosaurs, and cool mineral and gemstone collection. Spent two hours and only saw half. Will go again. Teachers can register for the teacher loyalty program online and get in free...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a day!...if only the carnegie stayed open until 7 or 8pm we MAY have been able to take it all in!...i got emotionally lost in the beauty of the fine arts...the exquisite monet's, renoir's, impressionism period in general, is so captivating...literally sat there for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed our visit to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. There is so much in this museum! It was clean and the staff was helpful. There really is something for everyone to see and do. We visited on the third Sunday of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience! I didn’t know what to expect or how it would compare to the Smithsonian. I was wowed! We two adults recommend visiting the Dinosaur exhibitions first as there are so many children (as it should be) and you are fresh. Moving...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carnegie Museums are all great, educational and fun for every age from little kids to octogenarians and above. There are always spectacular exhibits to see and experience. If you are local to Western Pa get yourself or your family a membership as the best...More

1  Thank Geoffrey K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting Pittsburgh during our children's spring break and decided to visit the museum as our kids like dinosaurs and science/history. Our children are 5 & 7 and enjoyed the Dinosaur and the Egyptian sections. The staff was friendly and informative. Parking was the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely kept museum with interesting exhibits....free to university of Pittsburgh students...nice place to visit for quiet time

Thank P W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With four of my friends, we visited the Carnegie Museum of Natural History because we heard it was very good and had a good cafe. Turns out the information was correct. We toured the extension gems and rocks collection and the huge dinosaurs exhibit. The...More

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Mary L
1 October 2017|
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Response from chris4758 | Reviewed this property |
It's only 20-30 minutes away depending on traffic.
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alemart1978
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.
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Margaret P
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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
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