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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

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Dinosaurs and so much more!

There is something for everyone is this amazing museum! From dinosaurs, to birds, to Native... read more

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micndav
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Big dinosaurs!

The giant dinosaur skeletons are pretty much as I remember the from 60 years ago when I visited as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Judith A
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Pittsburgh, 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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Reviewed yesterday

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 6 days ago 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 6 days ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come every couple of years. There is much to see here. Loved the hall of minerals and gems! My favorite ❤️

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DebbieA45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an afternoon at the museum and really enjoyed many of the exhibits - best was the dinosaurs. I was really interested in seeing the Reptiles Live exhibit, but not so interested in paying extra so we skipped that. Overall, a great place for couples,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy parking, garage located on site. Lots to see in the museum, the dinosaur exhibits were a favorite of my 4yo. Plenty to interact with and enjoy. Spent about 3-4 hours there.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Carnegie offers exhibits of art, science, interaction science exhibits and a fantastic model train set up. Adults and children can spend hours in this museum and not get tired of viewing. If in Pittsburgh do not miss this museum

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 660cr
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

One of our favorite museums to check out dino fossils. Awesome displays and we even got to hold a fossil. The museum offers a ton of discounts ... make sure to check.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had occasion to visit this attraction during my visit to Pittsburgh. Many displays of minerals, birds, other animals and dinosaurs. Although my favorites were the American Indian and Alaskan Peoples areas. We took our time and thoroughly enjoyed it. Well Done!

Date of experience: December 2018
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MG7Ontario
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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Mary L
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It's only 20-30 minutes away depending on traffic.
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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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