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Groups and Schools: Grades 9–12

The perfect place for an educational outing!

At Carnegie Science Center, we align with your curriculum. In addition to 200+ interactive exhibits included in general group admission, we offer a wide variety of experiences that make for an unforgettable field trip. Whether you want a fun educational outing or need to cover specific content areas, we can help you design the perfect day!

High schoolers will learn through skill-based experiences, co-creation, and active participation in real-world problem solving and projects. Explore available on site educational field trips, virtual educational programs, outreach travel-to-you experiences, and educational outings and let us customize your visit!

(On site) Educational Field Trips

Mars: The Next Giant Leap

Mars: The Next Giant Leap

(Included in General Field Trip admission!)

Students will see the vast career opportunities in space research and the role many Pittsburgh organizations are playing to advance it, all while exploring lessons in science, space, botany, manufacturing, social justice, sustainability, and more!

SciTech Days

SciTech Days

Monthly in-person field trip events for middle and high school.

SciYinz Squad: Competitions

SciYinz Squad: Competitions

(student competition)

Explore fun, impromptu challenges that encourage teamwork and creativity, all while addressing basic scientific principles and concepts that are regularly encountered across a wide variety of STEM fields.

Maker Workshops

Maker Workshops

Join the maker movement with virtual classes from BNY Mellon Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center!

Buhl Planetarium

Buhl Planetarium

(add-on experience)

Fly to the Moon, soar to Saturn, gaze at the stars, and traverse distant galaxies without leaving Pittsburgh!

Live Theater Shows

Live Theater Shows

(add-on experience)

A live showcase of dazzling demonstrations in a one-of-a-kind industrial setting.

(Virtual) Educational Programs

Maker Workshops

Maker Workshops

Join the maker movement with virtual classes from BNY Mellon Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center!

Assembly Programs

Assembly Programs

These dynamic 45-minute large-scale programs covering a world of eligible science content for the whole school!

(Outreach) Bring Science to You

Assembly Programs

Assembly Programs

These dynamic 45-minute large-scale programs covering a world of eligible science content for the whole school!

BNY Mellon Mobile Fab Lab

BNY Mellon Mobile Fab Lab

Hands-on making experiences for school groups. Groups can choose between a project workshop or an engineering challenge.

Educational Outings

Tour Your Future

Tour Your Future

Girls and non-binary youth ages 11–17 can meet female+ STEM professionals and experience what it’s like to work in a variety of industries – ranging from healthcare, environmental science, vaccine research, agriculture technology, and more!

Launch Your Future

Launch Your Future

Explore the many career opportunities in the space industry from engineering and technical writing to social media management, while building career readiness skills that can be applied to any field.

STEM Storytellers

STEM Storytellers

Are you a creative high school student? Do you love to learn and inspire others? Become a published author in STEM Storytellers!

Contact us to design the perfect field trip!

General admission trip pricing starts at $8 per person for weekday groups of 15 or more with two-week advance reservation. Ready to start the reservation process? To process your reservation, please provide:

  • Which programs/add-ons you want to book
  • A few suggested dates for your visit
  • Arrival and departure times
  • Number of adults (teachers and chaperones) – please note, one adult is required for every 10 students (and adult is admitted free)
  • Number of students
  • Lunch and/or movie snack plans

You can fill out this form opens in a new window with all your needs and we’ll connect with you to work through your reservation. You can also call us at 412.237.3400 between the hours of 9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday. Our team will help you book the trip that fits your schedule! Scholarships are available for qualifying schools! Contact us at 412.237.3400 to learn more.

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