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Family Adventures – NEW!

$12 members/$14 nonmembers (per person ages 3 and up)
General Admission not included, content most appropriate for ages 6 and up.

Join Carnegie Science Center instructors on a special tour of exhibits, followed with hands-on activities and experiments fit for the whole family!


Go With The Flow

Sat., Sept. 3
Sat., Sept. 17

Explore how climate change affects the Pittsburgh region by looking at the ways that changes to temperature and climate affect the rivers we rely on in so many ways. Families will learn about topics like erosion, run-off, and how we can protect our rivers. Then, families will perform experiments that test river water for pH balance, salinity, and more!



Ready to Rocket

Sat., Oct. 1
Sat., Oct. 15

Journey through SpacePlace to learn what it takes to get astronauts into orbit, travelling 17,500 miles per hour. Make observations while helping educators launch rockets during an interactive workshop.



Sustainable Stories

Sun., Nov. 6
Sat., Nov. 19
3:30–4:30 pm

Take a trip though H2Oh! to learn how we can create sustainable energy and keep dangerous chemicals out of our environments and bodies! Track how plastics flow into waterways and learn how to prevent it. Participate in activities that promote practical sustainable practices.



Red Planet Engineers

Sun., Dec. 4
Sat., Dec. 17
3:30–4:30 pm

Tour the brand-new exhibit Mars: Our Next Giant Leap to get a firsthand understanding of how the science of engineering will be essential for landing, building, and living on Mars. Participants will also get to use design principles in our Fed Ex Learning Labs to explore what it takes to get robots, and eventually astronauts, down to the Martian surface. This new program will offer participants an experience that is completely out of this world.