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Groups and Schools: Pre–K

The perfect place for early learners to explore!

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!

Early learners will learn through play by experiencing hands-on science learning in a host of eligible content areas. Explore available on site educational field trips, outreach travel-to-you experiences, and educational outings and let us customize your visit!

(On site) Educational Field Trips

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.

(Outreach) Bring Science to You

Preschool Assembly Programs

Preschool Assembly Programs

Our 30-minute assembly programs can accommodate up to 200 students per showings. Topics include air and wind, and bugs.

Preschool Discovery Days

Preschool Discovery Days

Each fun 45-minute program is designed to give up to 30 students the chance to expand on eligible content themes with engaging hands-on activities.

Educational Outings

Music Mondays

Music Mondays

Strike the right chords with special guests and activities for music lovers and scientists of all ages! Sing along, dance, and learn about the science behind music we love.

Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures

Preschool Adventures are specifically designed around suitable themes for little scientists to cultivate a love for learning and to teach them basic science concepts. Discover more!

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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