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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

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The museum had many interesting artifacts. We especially enjoyed the dinosaurs and architectural... read more

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Maureen B
Atglen, United States
Dinosaur Dynamic

The Hall of the Dinosaurs is a dream trip for all children who are facinated by the size and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Baden, Pennsylvania
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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 yesterday

The museum had many interesting artifacts. We especially enjoyed the dinosaurs and architectural room. Lots of hands on experiences for both kids and adults.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Hall of the Dinosaurs is a dream trip for all children who are facinated by the size and splendor of a T-rex and want to sit inside a footprint of an ancient giant. The Gem and Crystal collection is gorgeous, and all kids delight...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bdalessandris9
Reviewed 2 days ago

The vast collections in all the Halls (Minerals,Gems, Fossils,Ornithology, Mammals, Anthropology, Architecture, Statuary) deserve repeat visits. Wear comfy shoes. Don't expect to be able to do all the sections in one visit. Know that even "permanent" exhibits will have treasured materials from the extensive archives...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I personally like visiting natural history museums for my work involving in the theory of evolution. Each time when I visited this kind of museum, I would connect those fossil I see with my scientist instinct, which is always kind of fun. This museum is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank monkeytaotao2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

History. History. History Galore !!! The Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh leaves everyone in awe of History !!! It’s NEVER to late to learn and love historic events, Itens, and the people involved.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son loves all things Dinosaur and Andrew Carnegie’s museum did not disappoint. Very cool display of an amazing collection! Parking is located right on premises. It was inexpensive to park and visit. 👍🏻👍🏻

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 857danieller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is something for everyone is this amazing museum! From dinosaurs, to birds, to Native Americans, to Egyptian artifacts, you and your family will have plenty of things to see and experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank micndav
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

The giant dinosaur skeletons are pretty much as I remember the from 60 years ago when I visited as a child. The same goes for the Eskimo, now Inuit igloo and dioramas. Still fun and interesting, but somehow it seems that the museum could have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith A
Reviewed 12 February 2019

The Carnegie Museum (pronounced car NEGG ee, btw) is a wonderful museum with incredible, varied exhibits. The dinosaurs are particularly amazing...the Carnegie was instrumental in discovering prehistoric fossils in the early 20th century and the collection is unparalleled. I grew up in Pittsburgh and loved...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eileeninseattle
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

We live in the Burgh so we do go fairly often but I admit it has been quite a few months since our last visit. This summer we did a DoDo event there which got us “back stage “ so to speak and showed us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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23 December 2018|
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Response from adwoman | Reviewed this property |
There is a kids area. The problem will be the adults wanting to roam around while the kids play in the kids area (which is on the small side for such a large museum). I would think really curious kids would enjoy seeing the... More
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Response from chris4758 | Reviewed this property |
It's only 20-30 minutes away depending on traffic.
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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.