• Summer of Space
  • 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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Summer of Space

Fun for the whole galaxy!

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission all summer long at Carnegie Science Center, your destination for astronomically fun activities! A new Apollo 11 documentary, stargazing opportunities, planetarium shows, and a new space-inspired exhibition make for a fun-filled mission the family won’t forget!

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

Apollo 11:
First Steps Edition

One giant leap. One giant screen. Witness humanity’s greatest adventure and NASA’s most historic blast-off on Pittsburgh’s bigger, bolder, better screen. Now playing!                                                                                                   



Chat with our astronomy experts and enjoy a virtual tour of the night sky in Buhl Planetarium.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Buhl Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows

Blast off to other worlds and explore celestial wonders at Buhl Planetarium’s dazzling live shows! Planetarium shows are included in general admission.                                                                                                                     

Sun, Earth, Universe

Sun, Earth,

NEW! Packed with engaging, hands-on interactive exhibits and dazzling imagery, this exhibition will connect you with current NASA science research and launch your journey to explore the universe!                            

3/4/2017 to 10/18/2018

Weekly Activities:

Solar Sundays

Sundays through Aug. 25
10 am–2 pm

Safely observe our friendly neighborhood star with solar telescopes and sun funnels. Chat with our astronomy educators about solar science. Solar observing will happen every Sunday during the summer, weather permitting, at the main entrance to Carnegie Science Center.

Included in general admission.

Moon Mondays

Mondays through Aug. 26
11 am

Early learners and their grown-ups will enjoy special presentations of Moon-themed stories in the planetarium, under a full Moon and starry sky in the planetarium! Join us for storytime on Mondays throughout the summer at 11 am.

Included in general admission.

Ready for launch? Plan your visit to the Science Center today!

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