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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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Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Just toured the Sub!

This was a great glimpse into navy life! I've never been on a submarine before and it is amazing. The tour only ticket was $5 and is included in the full ticket price to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This was a great glimpse into navy life! I've never been on a submarine before and it is amazing. The tour only ticket was $5 and is included in the full ticket price to the science center. We didn't have time to go through the whole center so we opted to just your the sub. It was great. This is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My son loved robo-world, frozen yogurt served by robots :), the tour of the USS Requieum, the extensive section on technology used in surgery, the wonderful exhibit about H20 and being wise stewards of our resources, and so much more. We could have spent far more than the 4 hours we stayed here and not been bored - well worth... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was a little disappointed. There was quite a bit for the kids to see and do, but I wasn't overly impressed. If you've been to one science center you've been to them all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For a major city, the Carnegie Science Center does not quite live up to expectations. While I enjoyed the exhibit on the three rivers that define Pittsburgh, and the historically accurate model railway, the rest of the museum was just OK. Recommend going but don't plan to spend more than a couple of hours. Oh, skip the 'Forces of Nature'... More 

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Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When we are in the area, we enjoy visiting the science center. If we have limited time we will try to see an I Max Movie. We saw D Day and thought it was very well done.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We have seen lots of science centers, this one is ok. Average exhibits. My 12 year old was only impressed with the submarine. You actually get to walk through it. Planatareum was nice. It was $50 for two adults and a 12yo. Spent 2 1/2 hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the best spot for the kids we have found visiting many cities. Nice sub, exhibits, lots of hands on. We made the mistake of missing the sports exhibit building and got there late in the day. Could have spent many more hours there. Great spot for younger kids...4-12

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited here and really enjoyed our afternoon. We learned a lot even though the exhibits are aimed at kids. Exhibits are always changing so you can always go back and see something new.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We came here 5 years ago. Our son was 9 then and seemed to like it more then. But he still had many exhibits to keep his attention at 14. A little high in cost but a great place to visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My kids loved this museum, (ages 13, 11, 8) lots of interesting hands on activities. We went in early June in the middle of the week and I was hoping it would be less crowded, but was not. There were about 5 school buses of kids and they were running around and cutting in front of my kids a lot,... More 

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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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