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Events for All Ages

If you’re looking for fun, family-friendly events in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center is the destination guaranteed to ignite the “Wow!” in everyone!

Our special public event activities are included with a general admission ticket. There’s no shortage of fun things to do at Carnegie Science Center. Explore our upcoming Special Public Events for the whole family!

The Science Behind Pixar

The Science Behind Pixar

Venture into the creativity behind Woody, Sulley, and all your favorite Pixar characters with 50 hands-on activities.

The Rangos Giant Cinema Meets Buzz Lightyear

The Rangos Giant Cinema Meets Buzz Lightyear

See Woody, Nemo, Ember, Mrs. Incredible, Lightning McQueen, and all your favorite Pixar characters on the largest movie screen in Pittsburgh!

Fab Lab FLASH Workshop

Fab Lab FLASH Workshop

Saturdays
10 am–4 pm
Included with General Admission

Join us for FLASH (Fab Lab Arts and Science Hangout) Saturdays at BNY Mellon Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center! Computer animation brings together STEM alongside storytelling, drawing, sculpting, lighting, and animation.

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

Sun., July 21 and
Sun., Aug. 11
9 am–Noon

Discover how we can help make a visit more accessible with our special sensory-friendly hours!

SkyWatch

SkyWatch

Sat., July 27
9 pm
$10 for Members/$12 for nonmembers.

Stargaze a Saturday night away. Reconnect with the night sky through a featured planetarium performance and, weather-permitting, live views of night sky objects in telescopic detail.

Miniature Railroad & Village Sensory Friendly Tours

Miniature Railroad & Village® Sensory Friendly Tours

Upcoming Dates:

Thurs., Aug. 15,
5–6 pm
Fri., Oct. 25,
5–6 pm

Cost: $10 per person

Designed for visitors with sensory sensitivities and/or other disabilities, these tours are personalized and free of crowds and loud noises.

Laser Shows

Laser Shows

Be dazzled by lasers to popular music or holiday themes, from Taylor Swift to Pink Floyd, there’s something for everyone.

Fab Lab Public Workshops

Fab Lab Public Workshops

Have you ever wanted to experiment with a 3D printer? Want to learn how to use a laser cutter?