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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.

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 […]

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) […]

Reactions in Action

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Check out our chemi-cool chemistry show full of elements to surprise. Learn about our atomic family with color-changing experiments and learn how green chemistry is helping chemists reduce, reuse, and […]

SolarQuest

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Blast into orbit around the Earth with NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO. The SDO is our latest, greatest satellite for exploring the Sun! In this show, students embark on […]

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. […]

Laser Galactic Odyssey
(separate ticket required)

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Take a musical journey of laser light! Blast off to your favorite interstellar tunes as we fly through space at the speed of light. Fun for all ages.

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

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 […]

Beginner’s Guide to the Universe

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Go on a guided tour of the night sky without leaving Pittsburgh! You’ll travel beyond our solar system and beyond our own Milky Way Galaxy to the farthest reaches of […]

It’s Alimentary, Watson!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Solve the mystery of what happens to food as it journeys through the human body through the alimentary canal (gastrointestinal tract). Students will understand how food is converted into energy […]

Freeze

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Physics Smash Lab

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Take physics to the limit! Investigate forces and motion as we smash it, bash it, and crash it.

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 […]

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!

Brain Power

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Unravel the mystery of our ever changing brain. Challenge your brain to different types of stimuli. Trigger the impulses of neurons and receptors as we explore the main processor of […]

On Fire!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Discover the science behind fire while understanding the powerful combination of heat, oxygen, and fuel. Explosive demonstrations bring to life the science of forest fires, rockets, and fireworks. Do not […]

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:

The Energy Show

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

In this energy-themed show, learn how energy is harnessed to power our civilization. Explore renewable and non-renewable alternatives, while learning about technologies and careers needed to sustain energy consumption. During […]