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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice museum with lots to see

Love going to visit this museum. Parking is convenient, nice restaurants within walking distance... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wheeling, West Virginia
A Very Good Museum of Natural History

Stopped by to specifically see the Egyptian part of the museum. The collection is one of the better... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Parker, Colorado
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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
+1 412-622-3131
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank freddiecat7
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped by to specifically see the Egyptian part of the museum. The collection is one of the better ones that I have seen. We also went through the dioramas of the animals from the various areas. There is so much between this and the art...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went with my 5 year old son and 2 year old daughter. Staff was very nice. Our tour guide for the dinosaurs was fantastic and was able to keep small kids entertained. Would definitely reccomend this place for families.

Thank Brittany T
Reviewed 1 week ago

The admission to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History includes the Museum of Art, which is a good deal. The two museums are housed in the same building on opposite wings. There is a lot to see in this museum. The mineral and gem collection...More

Thank ephesians5
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great place to spend a day. We did the Art Museum first and then the Natural History. If you have kids go straight to Natural History. The dinosaurs are great. We had a very nice lunch in the cafe. Great value reasonable...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is a collector of mineral so it was the first things we when and look at o my. Then we slow made our way around the first floor. we came back the next day to see the second floor.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission is to both the art museum and the Natural History museum. The Natural History section probably better for kids - the whole place was first class - great collection of art

Thank douglas s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a child in the fifties, dinosaurs, rocks, minerals and minerals were my fascination. Unfortunately for me, there weren't many spectacular specimens available to me on the west coast of the US. Many such were collected when Andrew Carnegie was building this museum and are...More

Thank chrisarbak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a visit if only for the dinosaurs!!! And I am not even particularly partial to natural history museums.

Thank viva_la_azurri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had one day so we only saw part of this huge museum. We really liked the minerals and gems area, we spend a lot of time there. This museum is great for kids. Very informative and lots of interactive areas.

Thank 210craig J
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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.
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.
Margaret P
4 September 2017|
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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