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Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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The science center has a $3.00 admission for those with a access card. Limit 4 people per card. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joyce P
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A great way to spend a day

We had a blast with our 6, 7, & 10 year olds. I would recommend calling to be sure that all... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Erin M
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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!
  • Excellent60%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

The science center has a $3.00 admission for those with a access card. Limit 4 people per card. The children enjoyed the inter active science exhibits. 5 stars all the way.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a blast with our 6, 7, & 10 year olds. I would recommend calling to be sure that all exhibits are open. We found out when we got there that some were closed due to weather or repair. It’s a fun place.

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to take a day go to the museum and see the great exhibits. We of course have to stop at the gift shop and see what’s new. It’s a wonderful place to spend a day with the family teaching and learning and making...More

Thank bubby31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has got it all! We went with a one year old and a three year old. I have never seen a kids place so chock-full of quality hands-on displays! It is massive and totally kid centered; yet I enjoyed the displays too! I...More

Thank Smoellen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very fun place! Lots of neat sites and activities! We had a great time as a family! Highly recommend this place!

Thank TeamBrant
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The grandkids had an absolute blast they're 9 and 11! There's a lot of updated displays and as soon as we were done there we went over to the Sportsworks Center for more activities. Both places are absolutely amazing!

Thank kandaun1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My kids ages 8 & 11 had a ball here. They started out in the sports center & LOVED the obstacle course, harnesses & all. There are so many sports themed activities to try, I couldn’t get them out of there. But then the science...More

Thank Parksrblessed
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 16 January 2018

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 5 January 2018

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
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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