• Holiday Programs
  • Closed Tuesdays through March 31.
    USS Requin is closed through March 1.

Combo ticket discounts will be applied when all items are in your cart at the end of checkout.

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Holiday Programs

Celebrate the season with fun holiday festivities at Pittsburgh’s most-visited museum!

If you’re looking for places to go during holiday break,  Christmas activities for families, Pittsburgh attractions, or the best things to do in Pittsburgh, the Science Center is your holiday headquarters for memorable family time. Classic Christmas movies, holiday camps, Polar Express events, sleepovers, and Holiday Magic laser shows inspired by your favorite Christmas songs will make your holidays merry and bright!

Carnegie Science Center and The Rangos Giant Cinema offer holiday events for kids in Pittsburgh that delight, educate, and inspire!

  • Looking for Pittsburgh holiday lights? Catch Buhl Planetarium’s Laser Holiday Magic, featuring your favorite holiday music!
  • Love Christmas movies? See one on Pittsburgh’s largest screen! The Rangos is the best theater to go to to see The Polar Express in Pittsburgh.
  • Want to make DIY gifts for kids, grandkids, friends, and family? Check out a Laser-Cut Holiday Ornaments workshop.
  • Trying to find a unique experience gift? A day at the Science Center is one of the best things to do in Pittsburgh!

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Miniature Railroad & Village®

Take a walking tour of western Pennsylvania in this breathtaking train display! See replicas of popular landmarks including Primanti Bros., Forbes Field, and the NEW Kaufmann’s Department Store.

Laser show of a Christmas Tree

Laser Holiday Magic

Sing along to contemporary and traditional holiday music in this thrilling laser show!

Still from White Christmas

Holiday films at The Rangos Giant Cinema

See favorites like White Christmas, It’s a Wonderful Life, and more on Pittsburgh’s largest screen!

Messy fun

MessFest New Year’s Day

Have a messy, gooey good time with finger painting, Oobleck, a pudding pi-eating race, and more.

Tables with model trains

Locomotion Weekend

All aboard for a weekend of locomotive fun! See a rail yard full of guest train displays owned and operated by local hobbyists.

Girl wirh staff educators working at a classroom sink

Holiday Camps

When school is out for holidays, fun is in. No need for babysitters. Sign up for each day individually!


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