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Storytime Under the Stars

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Early learners and their grown-ups are invited to enjoy science-themed stories under a starry sky! Have a seat on a carpet square, gather ‘round our storyteller, and relax under a […]

What’s That Sound?

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Is this a high sound or a low sound? Early learners are led in rhythm and song as they learn to predict whether an object will make a deep boom […]

Stars Over Pittsburgh

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Lights out, heads up, stars on! This live show guides you through the current night sky, showing you how to locate the planets and constellations you can see from your […]

High Voltage

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

This electrifying show features our Tesla Coil and its one-million volt display of light and sound. Presentation includes static charging equipment, magnets, and other concepts of electrical charge. Presented by:

Sounds Like Science

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Can you hear that? It sounds like science! Learn the anatomy and science of how we hear the world around us. That's music to our ears!

The Beatles Anthology

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Nearly 50 years later, the British Invasion has landed in Pittsburgh once again! Take an epic journey and follow George, Paul, John, and Ringo all the way from the early […]

Earth and Friends

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Early learners will embark on an adventure through the Solar System with their grown-ups as they explore space chemistry together, and visit Earth and its “pals” (the other major planets) […]

Stars Over Pittsburgh

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Lights out, heads up, stars on! This live show guides you through the current night sky, showing you how to locate the planets and constellations you can see from your […]

Tasteful Tidbits: Science of Taste & Smell

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

This show demonstrates how the tongue and nose unite to decode the flavors of food.  Visitors will discover the biochemistry behind the sense of taste, why scientists think these senses […]

Mission to Mars

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Mission to Mars is a special 20-minute program. NASA’s latest and greatest robot has landed on Mars and you can be a part of the excitement! Blast off from Earth […]

Freeze!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Big Astronomy

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Explore the world-class observatories nestled in northern Chile's mountains and learn why Chile, with its beautiful mountain ranges and clear, cloudless skies, create an ideal environment for studying the cosmos. […]