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For Adults

Programs and events for adults in Pittsburgh

If you are looking for something fun for adults to do in Pittsburgh, the Science Center has the answer for you.

Carnegie Science Center is not just for kids! Adult events in Pittsburgh and adult-night events in Pittsburgh are not all the same. Whether you are looking for a great date night, conversation about current science topics or events, or pop culture events in Pittsburgh, you can find them here. Adult programs at the Science Center will challenge you, entertain you, and provide you with something different to do with friends. Check out our many offerings below.

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.

Café Sci

Café Sci

Upcoming onsite and virtual lecture:
Mon., June 3
7–9 pm

Meet professional experts in various science and technology fields who discuss current and interesting topics and their experiences. All ages, but adult-level lecture.

Escape USS Requin!

Escape USS Requin: Pittsburgh

Select Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
June 5–July 27

Think you have what it takes to beat a 60-minute escape room inside USS Requin (SS 481) Submarine? Embark on this brand-new iteration of Pittsburgh's only escape room on a historic submarine.

Senior Social: Film Night

Senior Social: Film Night

Fri., June 7
6–9 pm

Members of Carnegie Museums ages 65+ are invited to enjoy a special presentation of Blue Whales: Return of the Giants, presented at The Rangos Giant Cinema.

Late Night Lasers

Late Night Lasers

Fri., June 14

Experience your favorite music set to stellar laser choreography after hours at Buhl Planetarium!

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!

Laser Shows

Laser Shows

Be dazzled by lasers to popular music or holiday themes, from Stranger Things 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?

Women in STEM Speaker Series

Women in STEM Speaker Series

The Women in STEM Speaker Series will introduce you to 12 inspiring STEM role models who have established themselves as experts in a variety of fields.

Monthly E-News

Monthly E-News

Sign up for opportunities and tools to experience family fun and the very best in STEM learning.

University and College Student Discount

University and College Student Discount

University and college students with a valid student ID receive $3 off General Admission.