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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

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Excellent for Dinos and Mummies

This museum is a Pittsburgh gem. It has a wonderful dinosaur exhibit, as well as, a fabulous... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LindaT1998
I am lucky to work across the street.

When ever the work day is getting me down I can run across the street to take in some art, or some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
North Oakland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a Pittsburgh gem. It has a wonderful dinosaur exhibit, as well as, a fabulous Egyptian Exhibit. Also, the Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems is definitely worth a look see!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LindaT1998
Reviewed 1 week ago

When ever the work day is getting me down I can run across the street to take in some art, or some natural history. I love this museum, and smile everytime I see our dinosaurs in a movie (Silence of the Lambs). I loved coming...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tarao533
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great learning to be had at this museum. Lots to see for children and adults. I would highly recommend a visit while in Pittsburgh.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank roxyblue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You could live here, prowl the display rooms, tinker in the shop rooms, talk with the animals, then sleep under a bench.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here recently with a group of family and friends. The museum is nothing short of spectacular with iconic dinosaurs (in most cases, the real thing from the museum's own research work), spectacular minerals, and mammal dioramas that are historic but still impressive. As...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BillScottsdale
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Like the Tardis, this museum is bigger on the inside than it looks from the outside! Easily spend hours here. Wonderful art spanning centuries and amazing natural history displays; something for everyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Enthusiastic_Roamer
Reviewed 10 November 2018

I visited here 15 years ago. I enjoyed at that time. Though almost all the exhibitions have not changed, I enjoyed again. It is attached to art museum. Going out, I almost lost my way.... Some signs or indications must be needed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Holms11
Reviewed 8 November 2018

We love natural history and this museum didn't let us down. Very educational and fun. Loved it! The dinosaurs were incredible.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DuaneT52
Reviewed 3 November 2018

By far one of the best museums in the United States. Excellent exhibits. For one price you get to see the history and the art. This is one of the most worthwhile spots in Pittsburgh to visit. It is great for literally anyone and has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jared H
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Love going to visit this museum. Parking is convenient, nice restaurants within walking distance & even in the museum area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 joycep883 | 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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