• Carnegie Science Center will be closed on Dec. 21, 25, and 28.

Programs

Science Sleepovers!

Science After Dark

Bring your family or Scout troop to discover Science After Dark! Activities include a live science demonstration, a Planetarium or Laser show, a late-night snack, and continental breakfast. Not to mention all the hands-on sciencey fun! You might get to snooze next to R2-D2 or catch some Z's next to a space station.

Cost: $35 per person. Call 412.237.1637 to register.

 

2014 Sleepovers

Date
Description
Nov. 21, 2014Light Up Night® Sleepover
Dec. 13, 2014Polar Express Sleepover

Light Up Night Sleepover
Nov 21
 – SOLD OUT
Start your holiday season with a bang with a science-y twist on this special night in Pittsburgh. It's festive, fiery, and full of fun!

Polar Express Sleepover
Dec 13
 – SOLD OUT
Your ticket to getting into the holiday spirit is just a train ride away with our Polar Express Sleepover! It's a perfect way to warm your heart and add sparkle to the season.


2015 Sleepovers

Date
Description
Feb. 20, 2015Engineering Sleepover
Mar. 6, 2015Sleepover Boy Scouts/Boys Only
Mar. 14, 2015Sleepover
Mar. 20, 2015Sleepover
Mar. 27, 2015Science Fair Sleepover
Apr. 10, 2015Sleepover
Apr. 17, 2015Sleepover
May 1, 2015Sleepover
May 8, 2015Sleepover Girl Scouts/Girls Only
Oct. 23, 2015Spooky Science Sleepover
Nov. 20, 2015Light Up Night® Sleepover
Dec. 12, 2015Polar Express Sleepover

Spooky Science Sleepover
Oct 23

A frightfully fun evening guaranteed to make your hair stand on end... literally! It's a deliciously gross, ghastly good time to be had by all young witches, wizards, and monsters. Activities include a spooky live science demonstration, a family Halloween laser show, a late-night snack, and a continental breakfast.

Light Up Night Sleepover
Nov 20

Start your holiday season with a bang with a science-y twist on this special night in Pittsburgh. It's festive, fiery, and full of fun!

Polar Express Sleepover
Dec 12

Your ticket to getting into the holiday spirit is just a train ride away with our Polar Express Sleepover! It's a perfect way to warm your heart and add sparkle to the season.


All Science Center sleepovers include:

  • Themed activities
  • Omnimax movie
  • Planetarium or laser show
  • Live theater show
  • Science workshop
  • Sleeping among our exciting exhibits
  • Official Science Center patch
  • Late-night snack
  • Continental breakfast
  • Free admission for the day following the sleepover, including Highmark SportsWorks® and USS Requin

Schedule

Check-in begins at 6 pm the evening of your sleepover, where you will receive a detailed schedule of the night's happenings. The overnight experience will begin with a brief orientation, after which participants will enjoy a night of themed activities. Lights-out is at midnight. All sleepover gear must be removed from the building by 9:30 am, but you are welcome to stay the day after and explore even more with your general admission, included in your sleepover cost!

Fees

Fee for all sleepovers is $35 per person. Groups need to provide one adult chaperone for every eight children. Families or those not part of a group must also have a parent or guardian present.

T-shirts

A Sleepover T-shirt is the best souvenir to remember your special night at the Science Center. They will be on sale in the XPLOR Store the morning after your overnight experience.



Shop XPLOR Store for General items.


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