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It’s time for science after hours!

Experience an exclusive after-hours party at the Science Center, spread across all four floors. With no kids around, dive into deeper science content, witness daring experiments, and enjoy party games with friends. Explore fascinating topics like pop culture, mythology, space, and more. Drinks are available for purchase, making it the perfect adults-only night out in Pittsburgh!

Valid ID is required for entry.

Sponsored by:
Westmoreland County, PA – More to Discover Green Mountain Energy logo

Experience an exclusive after-hours party at the Science Center, spread across all four floors. With no kids around, dive into deeper science content, witness daring experiments, and enjoy party games with friends. Explore fascinating topics like pop culture, mythology, space, and more. Drinks are available for purchase, making it the perfect adults-only night out in Pittsburgh!

Sponsored by:

Westmoreland County, PA – More to Discover

Green Mountain Energy logo

Upcoming events:

21+ Night: Pixar

Fri., Sept. 13
6–10 pm

Experience the magic of Pixar like never before. For decades, Pixar has captivated audiences with its heartwarming stories and stunning animation. Now, discover the incredible science and technology behind these beloved films. Join us for an exclusive adults-only event that includes access to The Science Behind Pixar exhibition, the Science Center’s four floors of permanent exhibits, live shows, and insightful talks by guest speakers. Don’t miss this opportunity to go to infinity and beyond!


21+ Night: Mythology

Fri., Oct 11
6–10 pm

Throughout history, cultures have used stories to explain the mysteries of the world around them—stories that have become the myths we know today. Join us to delve into the fascinating ways ancient civilizations interpreted natural phenomena and explore how these myths continue to influence our modern world. Discover the surprising similarities that connect us all through the power of storytelling.


21+ Night: Mars Party

Fri., Nov. 8
6–10 pm

Embark on an unforgettable evening with a “hot date” on the Red Planet! Join us for a captivating night of astronomy as we delve into the mysteries of Mars and uncover what makes this planet so fascinating and full of promise. Enjoy a fun-filled experience that will leave you inspired by the potential of our cosmic neighbor, culminating in our exciting exhibit, Mars: The Next Giant Leap®.


21+ Night: Holiday Party

Fri., Dec. 13
6–10 pm

Embrace the winter magic at the Science Center! Join us for an enchanting evening where neither the cold nor snow can dampen the festivities. Dress to impress for our holiday costume contest, savor a warm winter beverage, and indulge in games and activities that will make our snowy soirée truly unforgettable.

About 21+ Nights at Carnegie Science Center:

Carnegie Science Center is not just for kids! Adult-night events in Pittsburgh are not all the same. Whether you are looking for a great date night, a place to meet new friends, conversation about current science topics or events, or things to do in Pittsburgh, you can find them here. 21+ Nights at the Science Center will challenge you, entertain you, and provide you with something different to do with friends.

Please see the safety guidelines in place to learn what is being done to ensure safe and fun experiences for all visitors.

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