FREE summer camps that spark interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are being offered in several neighborhood locations this summer! Through exciting hands-on activities, students in grades 6 through 8 will explore mechanical systems; automation and robotics; and 3D design and modeling.
Download the 2016 Summer Camps In Your Neighborhood Brochure for more details, dates, and locations.
The Pittsburgh Center City Marriott invites you to register for a chance to win a deluxe overnight stay along with four tickets to see the Omnimax film Humpback Whales on Pittsburgh's biggest screen at Carnegie Science Center. Register on the Center City Marriott Facebook page now through July 24 for your chance to win!
Register now at Isalys.com and you may win 8 admissions to Carnegie Science Center and Highmark SportsWorks® AND 8 "All You Can Eat" seats at PNC Park! While you’re at Highmark SportsWorks® before the game, warm up and test your skills at the Isaly’s Pitching Cage. Then head to PNC Park and enjoy 8 "All You Can Eat" tickets to watch your favorite team on Sunday, Sept. 4.
Knock one out of the Park! One winner will be chosen. Register to win at Isalys.com.
Explore hundreds of hands-on exhibits free of charge on Sunday, Aug. 14 from 10 am- 5 pm.
On this special day, general admission for visitors will be generously underwritten by the Jack Buncher Foundation.
Enter to win four tickets to Carnegie Science Center's July 4 Fireworks Blowout, courtesy of Beano's Original Submarine Sauce.
These special tickets offer the chance to watch the fireworks from the deck of the USS Requin submarine! Plus, the tickets entitle the winner to an evening of family fun from 6-11 pm, including Omnimax movies, science shows, four floors of hands-on exhibits at the Science Center, and the city's best view of the fireworks.
Isaly's Original Chipped Chopped Ham is offering a chance to win a Lionel Polar Express O Gauge Train Set and a one year family membership to all four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh! Enter the contest on Isalys.com.
Hurry, this offer ends Sunday, Jan. 8!
Purchase a specially-marked Frito-Lay2Go 20ct variety pack and receive a free kid’s pass. Visit FRITOLAY2GO.com between April 18-June 5, 2016 for details and redemption rules.
Lionel has a surprise for you in the Miniature Railroad and Village®! Locate the Lenny the Lion figure, then snap a photo and post it on social media using #WheresLenny. One lucky photographer will win a Polar Express LionChief™ Ready-to-Run set! The contest runs from Nov. 28, 2016 until Jan. 8, 2017 at 6 pm EST. For more information, visit the gallery and see where Lenny has been spotted so far!
Members of the military with a valid identification card receive 1/2 price general admission tickets for themselves and up to three others. Only valid with general admission. Valid identification card must be shown at time of purchase.
Active military receive a 10% discount in the XPLOR Store.
Veterans of the United States armed services receive half-price general admission for themselves with a valid identification card.
Looking for time to explore the Science Center without the chaperoning duties? Here's your chance! We offer FREE General Admission once a year to preschool – 12th grade teachers from schools located in the following states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New York and Maryland. Use this visit to familiarize yourself with our exhibits and prepare for an upcoming field trip. To take advantage of the teacher preview, complete this form.
Fee-based programs such as Omnimax films and laser shows are not included. Requests must be made at least one week in advance of the preview date. Cannot be applied to group visits. Non-transferable.
Are you a student at Carnegie Mellon University or Chatham College? Bring your valid student ID and receive FREE General Admission.
Not a student at any of those colleges? Bring your valid college ID and receive $2 off General Admission.
Carnegie Science Center isn't just for little kids. Grown-up kids can indulge their youthful spirit every Tuesday with a special deal. Seniors ages 65+ receive discounted prices: General Admission for $5 and Omni films for just $5 more. There is a special 20% discount in the River View Café for seniors all day long.
For every full-price General Admission ticket purchased, receive 50% off the same number of general admission tickets on your return trip within 60 days.
Not valid with other discounts. Discount not valid on date of original full price admission receipt. Non-transferable. Must be redeemed within 60 days. Discount only applies to general admission.
Present your Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card and receive general admission for up to four people for $3 each. This discount applies to the card issued by the state of Pennsylvania for access to cash, food stamps, and/or Medicaid benefits. This discount does NOT apply to the Port Authority ACCESS card. Visitors must present their Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card and matching photo ID to receive the discount. Not valid with any other offer or group visits. Cardholder must be present.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from BNY Mellon.
Want to save money at the XPLOR Store? Ask for a Super Science Shopper Card. Then have the cashier punch and initial your card each time you spend $15 or more (after discounts) at the XPLOR Store. After you've made five purchases of $15 or more, you'll get $5 off your next purchase of $25 or more.
The ASTC Travel Passport Program entitles visitors to free General Admission for the equivalent of the Carnegie Science Center's Family level membership: 2 adults/4 children. The members listed on the reciprocal membership card must be present with their valid museum membership card and photo ID. It does not include free admission to special exhibits, laser, and Omnimax films, nor does it include museum store discounts and other benefits associated with museum membership. For ASTC Passport Program policies and a full listing of reciprocal ASTC centers and museums please visit the passport page at www.astc.orgProgram Restrictions:
Science centers and museums requesting proof of residence are marked by (check IDs).
Don't Forget To Bring Your Membership Card!
Passport venues are not required to grant free admission to visitors who forget their cards. There is no universal database with all Passport visitors' member data and expiration dates for admission staff to reference. Some venues will allow you to call the science center or museum you joined to confirm your membership, but they are under no obligation to do so.
Lost your card?
Please contact the science center or museum which you joined. ASTC does not issue or administer membership cards.