Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Science Center
  • Hours: W-M: 10-5, T: Closed
  • One Allegheny Ave.
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • Phone: 412-237-3400
  • Fax: 412-237-3375
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Adult Admission: $25/Touring exhibitions are an additional ticket.
Child Admission: $15/Touring exhibitions are an additional ticket.
Senior Admission: $20/Touring exhibitions are an additional ticket.
Parking Charge: Y
Group Size: Discounted rates are available for groups of 15 people or more when booked two weeks in advance.

Located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh on the North Shore, Carnegie Science Center offers four floors of interactive exhibits guaranteed to wow visitors of all ages. Experience what it's like to work on a space station in SpacePlace. Soar to distant galaxies in Buhl Planetarium and explore outer space in the new exhibition Mars: The Next Giant Leap. Take a tour of western Pennsylvania's history in the world-renowned Miniature Railroad & Village®. Jump into the science of sports and fitness at Highmark SportsWorks®, where you can become a human yo-yo. Come aboard USS Requin (SS 481), a real submarine moored in the Ohio River. Learn about Pennsylvania's waterways in H2Oh!, and get a closer look at some of the state's native species. See real preserved human organs and learn about the amazing biology of the human body. All included with General Admission! Add on a movie in The Rangos Giant Cinema and transport to another world with amazing 4K clarity on a Giant Screen and 44 surround-sound speakers. The sights and sounds of will leave you feeling like you are there. Plan your visit to Pittsburgh's family destination for interactive experiences in science and technology today! Easy parking!

  • Group Rates Available
  • Parking Available
  • Charged Parking
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • ADA Accessible
  • 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