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Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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There are robots on the second floor

The science center is pretty nice, there is a lot of science here. But the best part is that there... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Noah S
A good place to take the kids

The exhibits are always changing. You can tour a sub, or watch a 180 degree movie. My personal... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Coraopolis, 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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“all ages” (118 reviews)
“sports works” (41 reviews)
“omnimax theater” (30 reviews)
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1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The science center is pretty nice, there is a lot of science here. But the best part is that there are cool robots on the second floor.

Thank Noah S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The exhibits are always changing. You can tour a sub, or watch a 180 degree movie. My personal favorite is the train exhibit. It is a Lionel train heaven with animated scenery.

Thank verylazybeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family has visited the Carnegie Science Center many times, the most recent in December, 2017. Our favorite section is the SportsWorks with it's bungie jumping, giant Operation game and so much more. We also enjoy the incredible miniature train exhibit and make sure to...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we have anyone out of town, that's one of the places we take them, The omnimax screen is perfect, the train display, everything is great. You do not see how the time flies when you are there.

Thank RustyVE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fun, informative and very interactive for children of all ages. my boys loved shooting the rockets up in the air, the electrical circuits, earthquake table and much more. My daughter liked the human body display, and looking in the scope as it passes through the...More

Thank Jaime L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought guests from out of town to the CSC and they loved it. WE loved it and we are old people! The staff is so friendly and patient. I'm not sure how they do it with all these kids! ha! No really, it is...More

Thank ITFerg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids love going here and they especially like the SportsWorks exhibit. Lots to do there! I suggest going during the week and when there aren't a lot of field trips visiting. You can pack lunch or go to the cafeteria. Plan to spend the...More

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every Floor of the Science Center presents accessible information to ALL ages in an engaging, intelligent manner.Their programs constantly change and are FRESH.

Thank 334frang
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Any age will enjoy the Carnegie Science Center! I've been going here since I was a child. I'm in my forties now and still enjoy this place!

1  Thank Kim L
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We went here for the 21 and over night. Fantastic time. Well worth the admission price. Staff was excellent and they set up bars on each floor with mixed drinks, beer and wine. This is something I would highly recommend trying.

Thank dnship
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29 December 2017|
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Response from pullmour-ac-dc | Reviewed this property |
Yes you may, it is a great hands on Museum. Enjoy!!!
29 December 2017|
Response from Bob19512014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I took 200 photos on our visit.
3 October 2017|
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Response from wildcat2000 | 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