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Carnegie Science Center: Planetarium, Cinema, & Exhibits

Situated in downtown Pittsburgh's North Shore, the Carnegie Science Center features four stories filled with hundreds of hands-on activities for every age. Experience life in a space station in SpacePlace or play a round of basketball against a robot in Roboworld, the world's largest robotics exhibit. Take the kids to see the world-renowned Miniature Railroad & Village or stargaze at the Buhl Planetarium. Hop aboard the USS Requin, a real Cold War-era submarine moored in the Ohio River. Watch a 3D movie on the biggest screen in Pittsburgh at Rangos Giant Screen Theater or experience a live science show from the chemistry of cooking to the basics of biology. Perfect for family outings, the Carnegie Science Center is just 2.5 miles from Cambria Hotel Pittsburgh.
 

Details

Prices -

General Adult: $19.95, Senior (65+): $14.95, Child (3 - 12): $11.95
 

Hours -

Open daily from 10 am to 5 pm. They are closed for Steelers home games with 1 and 4 pm kickoff times.
 

Events

  • Da Vinci The Exhibition
  • The Energy Show
  • Captain Marvel 3D
 
 

Activities

  • Exhibits
  • Live Shows
  • Planetarium
  • Cinema
  • Dining
  • Gift Shop
 

FAQs

  • Does Carnegie Science Center have parking?

    Yes, the Carnegie Science Center has a general lot for guests at $5 per vehicle during each visit. Discounted visitor rates do not apply when parking for a special event or participating in another activity nearby. Guests must have their tickets validated at the Science Center or Cinema for the reduced rates. 
  • When is the Carnegie Science Center free day?

    The Carnegie Science Center has a free Science Day on Sunday, Aug. 14, from 10 am- 5 pm. Visitors can explore hundreds of hands-on exhibits free of charge, courtesy of the Jack Buncher Foundation. Additionally, members of the military receive half-price general admission tickets for up to three people, with a valid Military ID.
 

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