Please contact the Operations Department regarding accessibility by phone 412.237.1641 or email.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, including Carnegie Science Center, welcomes all visitors. We work to assist visitors with disabilities in obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, and in supporting equal access to services, programs, and activities. Please note that requests for accommodations should be made at least two weeks prior to your visit. For specific questions about wheelchairs, strollers, or other programmatic or equipment needs, please contact us by phone 412.237.1641 or email email@example.com.
Accessible parking spaces are located in the rear of the Highmark Sportsworks building. Once parked, there is a large blue sign on the side of the main building directing you to the accessible entrance on the ground level of the main building.
An aide accompanying a visitor with a disability is admitted at no charge.
Non-motorized wheelchairs are available for visitors to use at a no cost, on a first-come, first-served, basis. See a staff member at the first-floor ticket counter for availability. A photo ID is required.
We welcome all visitors on the deck of our USS Requin Submarine; below-deck visits require full mobility. A visual tour of the submarine is available in the H2Oh! Gallery. Due to construction, an accessible route to the USS Requin Submarine is available outside group services on the ground floor through the main parking lot. (Follow the white submarines painted on the ground)
All theaters are wheelchair accessible. The Rangos Giant Cinema has designated seats for visitors using wheelchairs and their companions with an elevator providing access to this seating.
Noise cancelling headphones and sunglasses are available for visitors to borrow at no cost, on a first-come, first-served, basis. See a staff member for availability. A photo ID is required.
Quieter times vary depending on holidays, school vacations, weather, and other factors.
Sighted guides are available with two weeks advance notice. Most of our exhibits are interactive, hands-on experiences.
American Sign Language interpreters are available with two weeks advance notice.
Closed Captioning and Assistive Listening Devices are available for most shows in the Rangos Giant Cinema. Please contact us at 412.237.1641 or firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm availability.
Service animals are welcome at the museum.
Our museums welcome all visitors. We work to assist visitors with disabilities in obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, and in supporting equal access to our websites, services, programs, and activities. Please note that requests for accommodations at our museums should be made at least two weeks prior to your visit. For specific questions about wheelchairs, strollers, or other programmatic or equipment needs, see Visitor Services at the museum information desk or email email@example.com or call 412.237.1641. The four Carnegie Museums are committed to keeping their websites compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We welcome any feedback on how to improve our sites’ accessibility for all users, and we strive to develop websites that are accessible to all.
For policy details, read the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Notification/Resolution Procedure .