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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
+1 412-622-3131
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Simply incredible! So much to see and experience.

Loved our time here. So much to see. The dinosaur exhibits alone were worth the trip along with all... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tampa, Florida

It's a great day out. What can one say. Well worth the trip. Something for all ages. Fun... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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East Palestine, Ohio
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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, and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning! Free family-activities, touchables, and Bonehunters Quarry available each weekend and weekdays during the summer.
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4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
North Oakland
+1 412-622-3131
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Reviewed yesterday

Loved our time here. So much to see. The dinosaur exhibits alone were worth the trip along with all the other animals. Kids will love the experience.

Thank rbsmith3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a great day out. What can one say. Well worth the trip. Something for all ages. Fun andeducation will be had nu all. And there is some good places to see mear by.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has lots of great features, I particularly love the photography of Teenie Harris display it depicts the livelihood of life in pittsburgh from such a great era

Thank fet59
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were so many rooms and displays in this building as well as a nice eating place. There is art and natural history centers under one roof. Spend hours looking at everything from antiques to modern art to dinosaur bones.

Thank Rich P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the Carnegie Museum of Art are adjacent to each other. The art museum has a pleasant collection of art from various periods and a room of very nice copies of architectural facades.. We especially liked the dinosaur exhibit...More

Thank CLC48
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hall of Dinosaurs has one of the most extensive collection of complete dinosaur skeletons in the world. It is well worth the price of admission.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carnegie Museum of natural history is just the tip of the iceberg. Along with the 3 story t rex skeleton statue are the Carnegie Public Library next to it. If it's written it's there. That's where I got my my plans for building my...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classic and well done museum of natural history! It has a variety of dinosaurs, other fossils, minerals, and art. Highly recommend visiting, totally worth the entry fee.

Thank Geoeater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved seeing all the dinosaur bones! We didn't have a lot of time so we spent most of the time looking at the dinosaurs which was mainly the only reason I wanted to go but there is so much to look at here! It's about...More

Thank Kpoe42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haven't been back to the museum for decades, until a recent visit with a "meetup" group. They've totally destroyed the ambiance, the atmosphere, of the place. It's all bright and shiny and family friendly now; a museum should have a dark brooding quality (like in...More

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Response from Dr Edward D | Reviewed this property |
20 for adults, 12 for kids 3 and up, under 3 free
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Response from NYTravelers770 | Reviewed this property |
didnt see any taxies around. Uber you can. there are also many buses right in front of it. check maps to see how to get to your hotel. PIT public transport is a great way to see town! take bus from museum to waterfront (D... More
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Response from Borne2Travel | Reviewed this property |
My highlight is always the dinosaurs and the gem stone area. I could spend all day just in those 2 sections. Also the Inuit section on the top floor is a favorite for me as well. They also have an area where children can... More