Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Science Center
  • One Allegheny Ave.
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Phone: 412-237-3400
  • Fax: 412-237-3375
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Located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh on the North Shore of the Ohio River, Carnegie Science Center is a fun, versatile venue for your next special event. Whether you’re throwing a birthday bash for your child, planning your dream wedding, or hosting an end-of-year party for your employees, our Special Events Team will help you create a celebration tailored to your vision, guaranteed to delight and inspire your guests. Each one of our unique spaces features a distinctive ambiance and interactive opportunities to help you create an unforgettable occasion. Realize elegance in the Science Center’s premier event venue inside PPG SCIENCE PAVILION™. Make an impact in our Science Stage. Host a celestial spectacular in Buhl Planetarium or have a party in a Martian Garden. See the most famous movie and television robots in the Robot Hall of Fame and take a walking tour of western Pennsylvania at the world-renowned Miniature Railroad & Village®. Make a splash with your guests as you explore rivers, water conservation, and aquatic environments in H2Oh! Take in a hair-raising live science show in one of three Science Demonstration Theaters. Contact our Special Events Team at 412.237.3403 or to start planning today.

  • PGH Commitment

Our Commitment:

  • The health and safety of our visitors and residents will always remain our top priorities
  • Our health and safety guidelines follow the directives of the Pennsylvania and Allegheny County Health Departments, as well as the City of Pittsburgh. 
  • We will serve as a reputable resource for the Pittsburgh tourism community.
  • We will provide you with the most up-to-date information and guidelines so you can confidently move about Pittsburgh.
  • We always will look out for your best interest. You have our word.

We’ve taken extraordinary measures to ensure that your visit is safe and that you receive the experience that you trust and expect from a visit to any of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Please visit our Reopening Plans and Guidelines page to learn more: The Science Center is open 10 am–noon on Sundays for those in our community who are most at risk- senior, visitors with disabilities, or those with compromised immune systems. We ask that other visitors respect these dedicated hours. Capacity will be even further limited during that time period. *Mandatory use of Masks by Guests*

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  • Employee Health Screening
  • Encouraged use of Masks by Guests
  • Enforced Social Distancing
  • Enhanced Cleaning/Disinfecting Procedures
  • Mandatory Mask Usage by Employees
  • Sanitization Stations
  • Sneeze Guards or Other Barriers