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Carnegie Science Center

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Address: One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 412-237-3400
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Nice day for the family

There is a really nice variety of exhibits here. The entire family enjoyed the the sub, the Planetarium and the miniature railroad exhibits. The kids liked the sports building... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Crown Point, IN

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Crown Point, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

There is a really nice variety of exhibits here. The entire family enjoyed the the sub, the Planetarium and the miniature railroad exhibits. The kids liked the sports building. I like that everything except the IMAX was included in the price, which we thought was very reasonable compared to other big city science/children's museums. The food was well priced and... More 

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Morris, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to bring the kids for the day. We unfortunately only had a few hours to spend there, but we could have spent the day. My eight-year-old son loved the submarine and the robotics display the most. We did not have a chance to go to the Sports Works, but I heard from others that it's... More 

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Conneaut, Ohio
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My Husband, our two adult daughters and I went for a day away. There was so much to see and do. We all had a blast and learned a lot too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nothing special. Once you've been to one scientist museum you've been to them all. I think it's more geared to families with young children.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We have kids ranging from two years to 10 years old. This was a very interactive science center. We started our visit at the IMAX theater. We visited the submarine on-site in the river. The people there to answer questions knew a lot about subs. We had lunch at the café there which was very good. There are multiple floors... More 

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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The museum was right up my alley, and I'm sure I could have enjoyed spending many hours there, but there were so many elementary-school aged kids (all shouting at the top of their lungs) that it ruined the experience for me.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Spent the day with a friend here doing everything there was to do. We saw an Introduction to Astronomy presentation in the planetarium, which was decent but probably not for little children unless they are VERY into outer space. SportsWorks was just as fun, except I had really been hoping to ride the bicycle that is up in the air,... More 

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Sarver, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This has been a go to place for myself for years. The show itself is not all that long but for the price it is worth checking out. Clean place and friendly staff is what keeps drawing me back here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My grandkids love the Carnegie Science Center. They are 4 and 3 and this is one of their favorite places to go. The variety of activities is outstanding and I would recommend it for families.

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Pittsburgh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

went on adult night, had a blast....they serve liquor, they have some fun exhitbits like the history of coffee, and the best part was....NO KIDS

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Additional Information about Carnegie Science Center

Address: One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: 412-237-3400
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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