The most-visited museum in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center features a permanent robotics collection, four floors of interactive exhibits, an IMAX theater, and a planetarium. Learn about submarines and take a behind-the-scenes tour into their compartments. Become a human yo-yo to discover kinetic energy, learn the ins-and-outs of rotational physics, and explore a replica of a space station and zero gravity. You'll find a number of educational programs and challenges for children. Check the official website for a calendar of shows and workshops. Use our Pittsburgh road trip website to visit Carnegie Science Center on your trip to Pittsburgh, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Carnegie Science Center reviews
My family and I recently got to visit the Carnegie Science Center. I would certainly recommend visiting if you're in the area. Lots of interesting and interactive science related activities for... more »
LOOK OUT! THE SECURITY GUARD MIGHT RUN YOUR CHILD OVER PLAINLY BECAUSE OF THE COLOR OF THEIR SKIN!! TOURIST BEWARE!!! I never knew a museum could be racist. Both the patrons and the employees were.... more »
Great Place! I've been going there every year since I was 6, great place for most/all ages! All the improvements to the building have been good for the most part. I don't really like how they have removed the indoor roller coaster but I can understand it was for safety measures or such. Anyway definitely recommend for people!
This is the best science center in the world. The train display really tops it off and they have there own submarine!!! My childhood was spent at this wonderful establishment. I would recommend everyone to go.
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