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Music Mondays

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Are you musically inclined? Or perhaps just fun inclined? Either way, come join us at the NEW monthly Music Monday from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Little Learner Clubhouse. Choose from a variety of kid-sized instruments that we will provide or just sing along! Experience the nostalgia of playing and singing your childhood […]

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 exist, and how they may have been a matter of survival for our ancestors. Sponsored by:

Taste the Rainbow

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Join us in an adventure full of colorful fruits and vegetables as we explore how families can make healthy food options a part of their daily routine. Early learners will participate in cleaning, classification by color, and identifying edible parts of vegetables and fruits. Sponsored by:

Illumination Sensation

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Discover the dazzling science of light! This illuminating show features optics, lasers, and things that glow.

Taste the Rainbow

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Join us in an adventure full of colorful fruits and vegetables as we explore how families can make healthy food options a part of their daily routine. Early learners will participate in cleaning, classification by color, and identifying edible parts of vegetables and fruits. Sponsored by:

Illumination Sensation

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Discover the dazzling science of light! This illuminating show features optics, lasers, and things that glow.

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) as they go around the Sun on a Magic Planet video sphere.

Taste the Rainbow

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Join us in an adventure full of colorful fruits and vegetables as we explore how families can make healthy food options a part of their daily routine. Early learners will participate in cleaning, classification by color, and identifying edible parts of vegetables and fruits. Sponsored by:

Munchkin Mondays

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Give your kids a head start with science! Bring your smallest scientists to the Science Center for Munchkin Mondays, full of themed activities just for early learners ages 2-6! Your preschoolers will get up-close to exciting science concepts, while having tons of fun with hands-on activities and socializing with other little learners. Free with Science […]

Carnegie Science Center is closed today

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Carnegie Science Center is closed today. The Science Center’s fall/winter hours are Sept. 9–April 5 Wednesday–Monday: open 10 am–5 pm Tuesdays: Closed, except for Dec. 22 and Dec. 29.

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:

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:

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

Munchkin Mondays

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Give your kids a head start with science! Bring your smallest scientists to the Science Center for Munchkin Mondays, full of themed activities just for early learners ages 2-6! Your preschoolers will get up-close to exciting science concepts, while having tons of fun with hands-on activities and socializing with other little learners. Free with Science […]

Carnegie Science Center is closed today

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Carnegie Science Center is closed today. The Science Center’s fall/winter hours are Sept. 9–April 5 Wednesday–Monday: open 10 am–5 pm Tuesdays: Closed, except for Dec. 22 and Dec. 29.

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 and used by all parts of the body’s systems. Sponsored by:

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 our body. Sponsored by:

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 try this at home!

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 the show, learn how to identify energy forms and examples of energy. Sponsored by:

Munchkin Mondays

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Give your kids a head start with science! Bring your smallest scientists to the Science Center for Munchkin Mondays, full of themed activities just for early learners ages 2-6! Your preschoolers will get up-close to exciting science concepts, while having tons of fun with hands-on activities and socializing with other little learners. Free with Science […]

Carnegie Science Center is closed today

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Carnegie Science Center is closed today. The Science Center’s fall/winter hours are Sept. 9–April 5 Wednesday–Monday: open 10 am–5 pm Tuesdays: Closed, except for Dec. 22 and Dec. 29.

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

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 recycle. See reactions in action! Program made possible with support from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh and the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh

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 exist, and how they may have been a matter of survival for our ancestors. Sponsored by: