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Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
+1 412-237-3400
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Miniature Railroad and Village

I was a little disappointed in the Carnegie Science Center. The main attractions I went to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
davedanettem
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Saltsburg, Pennsylvania
Fun Place for Kids

My four year old and two year old had a fun time here. The target audience is a little older than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AmericanTouristBen
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (112 reviews)
“sports works” (38 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
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+1 412-237-3400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little disappointed in the Carnegie Science Center. The main attractions I went to see were the USS Requin and the Miniature Railroad and Village. I thought the display for the railroad and village was going to be larger. The Requin experience was...More

Thank davedanettem
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My four year old and two year old had a fun time here. The target audience is a little older than Pittsburgh's children's museum, but we had a great time. There is fun stuff for parents to interact with their kids.

Thank AmericanTouristBen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love and have a membership for COSI in Columbus, Ohio and were delighted to find out Carnegie has a reciprocal agreement. As a result, our admission was free - make sure you check the website when visiting from out of town. Tons of hands...More

Thank TheGambianRPCV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the science center, but I love it even more after hours without kids. We did the 21 and over night and had a blast. You were able to walk and explore the entire museum for about 4 hours. It was great to try...More

Thank Nichole R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in Texas, however, I went to school in Pittsburgh and we visit every few years. We always try to visit the Carnegie Science Center and even though my boys are now 14 they still love it!

Thank BarbK303
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had 6 hours to spare while driving back to the airport and decided to make the most of it at the Carnegie science center. The center is ideally situated about 25 mins from the airport so it was a good way to spend a...More

1  Thank Yasaswini S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a member of the center and always can find something that interests me. Always something new to learn or see. I love the model train area and it changes a bit every year, but it is so intricate you could spend hours there...More

Thank Borne2Travel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited several science centers. Thus far, this has been the best one. SO much to do. I have been visiting annually for about 3 years. My now 6-year old LOVES this place. It is interest to all ages. The IMAX movies are great...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good interactive science centre but really geared around kids from 6-12. Robotics area interesting.

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 5, kids 10,13,14 spent 4hours at this museum and we could have spent the entire day. The Sports Science section is worth 2hours alone(granted 30min waiting for Rollercoaster simulator) and should be visited while museum is less busy. We opted to pay...More

Thank nick s
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Tyler L
How much is a yearly family membership?
20 June 2017|
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Response from Cliff B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is $150 per year, and that includes admission to not only the Carnegie Museum, but also the Science Center and the Warhol museum, also discount parking .....its a very good deal.
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queenkatie2017
Can we leave and return same day under one admission charge?
19 April 2017|
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Response from vman09 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they give you a wrist band that is good for the whole day.
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Jamie A
Is there a parking fee or is it free?
16 December 2016|
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Response from CobbCoGA | Reviewed this property |
There is a discounted rate of $5 that you pay while visiting the Science Center. Be sure to pay for parking when you enter. From Carnegie's website (under visit us, then parking) "Visitors to Carnegie Science Center and... More
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