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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 […]

Move it, Move it!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Jump out of your seat ... touch your feet! Explore how physical activity can help your body do great things! Sponsored by

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 […]

Pharaoh’s Phrog

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Unwrap an ancient Egyptian "frog prince" to discover the science of amphibian anatomy and mummification. This show includes the partial dissection of a preserved laboratory frog.

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!

Laser Beatles

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 […]

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:

Expedition: Solar System

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Join Quasi the Robot, your loveable robot sidekick, on an interactive journey through the Solar System! Travel to the International Space Station, the canyons and mountains of Mars, the rings […]

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 […]

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. […]

Freeze!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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 […]