Make new memories in the new normal this holiday season!
Low-touch, high-excitement holiday activities for the entire family!
If you’re looking for places to go during the holiday break, Christmas activities for families, or the best things to do in Pittsburgh, the Science Center is your solution for low-touch, high-excitement activities this season!
Fast track your cherished holiday traditions and see the NEW model in our breathtaking train display. Lift off your holiday spirits in the all-new Buhl Planetarium, now with the latest technology to blast you into galaxies far, far away, and unwrap new family memories with a trip to Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. Carnegie Science Center offers holiday events for kids in Pittsburgh that delight, educate, and inspire. Choose your merry mission this holiday season!
Masks required! Enhanced surface cleaning. The air filtration system in the building exceeds American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) recommendations. Building capacity is limited to 10% so get your tickets now!
Miniature Railroad & Village®
Visit this season to see the NEW model and the updates made to the exhibit gallery with your generous support of the Miniature Railroad & Village® 100th Anniversary Campaign. It’s a true holiday tradition for memorable family time!
NEW Buhl Planetarium
Pittsburgh’s destination for astronomy adventures has landed! Travel to the Milky Way and other distant galaxies with the latest space technology in the newly equipped Buhl Planetarium.
Laser Holiday Magic
Sing along to contemporary and traditional holiday music in this thrilling laser show! It’s double the brightness and double the clarity with our new laser projection system!
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
On display through
Jan. 18, 2021
If you’re looking for something to do with family but want to social distance and feel safe, reserve your tickets to see real mummies! Explore 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 related artifacts in this blockbuster exhibition.
Visitor Safety Guidelines
We’ve taken extraordinary measures to ensure that your visit is safe and that you receive the experience that you trust and expect. Here’s what to know before you visit.
Special Discount Days! XPLOR Store
Looking for unique holiday gifts this season? Save BIG with our special discount days online and in-store!
Opening soon: Holiday Camps
Stay tuned for more details about our December Holiday Camps!