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“Good fun for kids and adults” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Science Center
One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412-237-3400
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Ranked #22 of 236 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good fun for kids and adults”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We spent about 2.5 hours at the Science Center and the kids (12 and 14 y/o) had a great time. Some of the attractions have a very long wait (90 minutes plus) so plan extra time for those.

There were a few attractions that were old-school and could use some updating, but overall well worth the time and money.
The submarine tour was a highlight!

Visited September 2013
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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Fantastic for young and old”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

What a great place! Filled with cool, hands on activities for all ages! The submarine is amazing to go through. Fantastic views from the many windows inside of the Science Center.

Visited August 2013
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Philadelphia, PA
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great place for the kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have pre-teen kids who can be tough to please. They were interested and engaged all day. There was plenty for them to do and many things of interest for us adults too. The robotics exhibit was fascinating. The submarine was a good tour. Especially fun for the kids was the sportsworks, which lots of entertaining activities. The only down side was that it was a little crowded they day we were there.

Visited August 2013
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Middletown, Delaware
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“A fun and learning experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My youngest son and I visited and had a great time. There are several great exhibits. We particularly enjoyed the planetarium and the sub. It's just a short walk from the Spring Hill Suites where we were staying

Visited June 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Kids had fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a great interactive place for kid to play. They have two buildings of Hands on science projects for children of all ages, including the 40 year kids.

Visited August 2013
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