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Carnegie Science Center

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Address: 1 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5895
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00

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The Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh is a great place to visit anytime of the year. Especially on cold yet days :) There is so much to see and do.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Carnegie Science Center of Pittsburgh is a great place to visit anytime of the year. Especially on cold yet days :) There is so much to see and do.

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cleveland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took a trip to Pittsburgh just based on reviews of the Science Center. We were not disappointed! Awesome place for kids and very informative. Be sure to check out the submarine USS Requine also. I think there were 4 floors to the museum. Each one a different focus like the body, space, robotics. Thinking we should have bought a season... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Took my daughter to both the science center and sport works. She had a great time. We bought a museum membership. Totally worth it.

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was most looking forward to going here to catch a show at the planetarium but was very disappointing when the show only lasted about 15 minutes. They went over a few constellations and that's it. I was hoping for the full constellation tour, and all the planets, but what we got was hardly anything at all. Too many kids... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The science center is always fun to visit. My family has a great time with the tip floor having activities for younger children. I love the huge train model and all the hands on activities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my 4 year old to new visit for his birthday on a recommendation, would be an exciting and fun environment for an older child!

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Eighty Four
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for children of all ages. A lot of interactive exhibits and displays. the show (National Parks) at the Omnimax theater was great.

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Thank Michael V
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location for everyone, adults and children love this science center. Many things to do and see. A real submarine on display in the Ohio river with tours available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and her family from The UK were in town for the holidays. My Grandson who is 5 just loved all the interactive exhibits. My Granddaughter who is 17 months just loved to push the buttons and see the flashing lights. Win for Grandma!

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Thank Susan G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All 5 of my children, ages 4 through 13 LOVED this place and can't wait to come back. Expensive, but with reciprocity from the science museum in my hometown plus my husband's military ID made this trip almost free. Very hands on. Worth taking your time. My kids loved the robotics section and the water section best. And when you... More 

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