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Pricing & Tickets

There’s so much to do at Carnegie Science Center! Whether you have just an hour to spend or can plan to stay for the whole day, we have options for everyone.

The Science Center will open 10 am–noon on Sundays for vulnerable/at-risk populations only. The museum will reopen to the public noon–5 pm on Sundays. Visitor hours Monday–Saturday remain 10 am–5 pm at a limited capacity.

All tickets will be sold for timed entry every 30 minutes. We recommend arriving as close to your entry time as possible. Our visitor entry flow has changed; look for signs and staff members to assist you with social distancing and redeeming your timed ticket.

We strongly encourage that you purchase your tickets online in advance of arriving – all tickets will be timed reservations to ensure we can maintain limited building capacity while reducing any wait time for our visitors. If you find that your time slot is sold out, a limited number of tickets may be available for on-site purchase at the ticket counter on a first-come, first-served basis. The surcharge for online ticket purchases has been eliminated for a limited time. Please note: Tickets are being sold up to two weeks in advance.

If you must purchase your tickets on site, we ask that you use a credit card or touchless payment method.


Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are available for purchase either over the phone by calling 412.237.3400 or at the Admissions counter. Gift certificates are sold in increments of $10, $20, $50, or $100 and can be used to purchase general admission, special exhibition tickets, The Rangos Giant Cinema tickets, or laser show tickets. Gift certificates do not expire and can be redeemed at any time at the Carnegie Science Center ticket counter or The Rangos Giant Cinema concessions stand.


General Admission

General Admission includes Highmark SportsWorks®, four floors of interactive exhibits, live demonstration shows, planetarium shows, and the USS Requin (SS 481). Tickets may be purchased at the door or online. Please note: Ropes Challenge and Rock Wall in SportsWorks are closed due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

We strongly encourage that you purchase your tickets online in advance of arriving – all tickets will be timed reservations to ensure we can maintain limited building capacity while reducing any wait time for our visitors. If you find that your time slot is sold out, a limited number of tickets are reserved for on-site purchase at the ticket counter on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no surcharge for online ticket purchases.

Members receive free General Admission.

Pricing & Tickets

There’s so much to do at Carnegie Science Center! Whether you have just an hour to spend or can plan to stay for the whole day, we have options for everyone.

The Science Center will open 10 am–noon on Sundays for vulnerable/at-risk populations only. The museum will reopen to the public noon–5 pm on Sundays. Visitor hours Monday–Saturday remain 10 am–5 pm at a limited capacity.

All tickets will be sold for timed entry every 30 minutes. We recommend arriving as close to your entry time as possible. Our visitor entry flow has changed; look for signs and staff members to assist you with social distancing and redeeming your timed ticket.

We strongly encourage that you purchase your tickets online in advance of arriving – all tickets will be timed reservations to ensure we can maintain limited building capacity while reducing any wait time for our visitors. If you find that your time slot is sold out, a limited number of tickets may be available for on-site purchase at the ticket counter on a first-come, first-served basis. The surcharge for online ticket purchases has been eliminated for a limited time. Please note: Tickets are being sold up to two weeks in advance.

If you must purchase your tickets on site, we ask that you use a credit card or touchless payment method.


Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are available for purchase either over the phone by calling 412.237.3400 or at the Admissions counter. Gift certificates are sold in increments of $10, $20, $50, or $100 and can be used to purchase general admission, special exhibition tickets, The Rangos Giant Cinema tickets, or laser show tickets. Gift certificates do not expire and can be redeemed at any time at the Carnegie Science Center ticket counter or The Rangos Giant Cinema concessions stand.


General Admission

General Admission includes Highmark SportsWorks®, four floors of interactive exhibits, live demonstration shows, planetarium shows, and the USS Requin (SS 481). Tickets may be purchased at the door or online. Please note: Ropes Challenge and Rock Wall in SportsWorks are closed due to COVID-19 safety precautions.

We strongly encourage that you purchase your tickets online in advance of arriving – all tickets will be timed reservations to ensure we can maintain limited building capacity while reducing any wait time for our visitors. If you find that your time slot is sold out, a limited number of tickets are reserved for on-site purchase at the ticket counter on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no surcharge for online ticket purchases.

Members receive free General Admission.

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Please note: Tickets are being sold up to two weeks in advance.

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Buy Tickets for Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Please note: Tickets are being sold up to two weeks in advance.

 
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The Rangos Giant Cinema Tickets

Make your movie experience immersive and exciting at The Rangos Giant Cinema, the most technologically advanced theater in the region. Be dazzled with bright, ultra-sharp images and incredibly vivid surround sound on the largest screen in Pittsburgh.

Tickets for educational films are $6 for Members and $7 for nonmembers.

Concession Stand Prices

In addition to being the most technologically advanced theater in Pittsburgh, The Rangos Giant Cinema has the best prices on concession stand drinks and snacks!

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Purchase Tickets Online or at the Ticket Counter

wdt_ID Admission Prices Adult Adult (65+) Children     (3-12)
1 General Admission $19.95 $14.95 $11.95
3 The Rangos Educational Movie $7.00 $7.00 $7.00
wdt_ID Member Prices Adult Adult (65+) Children (3-12)
1 General Admission FREE FREE FREE
3 The Rangos Educational Movie $6.00 $6.00 $6.00

Purchase at the Ticket Counter

wdt_ID Admission Prices Adult Adult (65+) Children     (3-12)
1 Laser Show $8.00 $8.00 $8.00
2 USS Requin Submarine* $7.00 $7.00 $7.00

*Guided submarine tours operate every 15–30 minutes. USS Requin is included in General Admission and Membership. You may also purchase just a submarine timed ticket for $7 per person. All visitors should register for a tour time at the admission desk when they arrive.

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Pay just $5 for a Laser Show ticket when you add it to your General Admission at the Ticket Counter!

wdt_ID Member Prices Adult Adult (65+) Children     (3-12)
1 Laser Show $2.00 $2.00 $2.00
2 USS Requin Submarine FREE FREE FREE

Membership cards are not valid for group admissions. Group reservations are not available for the extended holiday weekend after Thanksgiving and the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Your school may qualify for funding for your field trip through scholarships.

Monday – Friday Group Rates

Groups of 15 or more people over age 3, when they make advance reservations, get this package for just $8 per person. Please note that group discounts are available for people who call two weeks or more in advance of their requested visit date. Membership cards are not valid for group admissions.

Included in admission:

Please note: Ropes Challenge and Rock Wall in SportsWorks are closed due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Additionally, we are not accepting Group Reservations between Fri., June 26 and Sun., July 5.

Call 412.237.3400 to register

Add-Ons

 

  • Add theater show OR planetarium show for just $2 per person.

wdt_ID Weekday Pricing Children Ages 3-18 Additional Adults Required Adults*
1 Group General Admission $8 Free
2 Group Mummies of the World: The Exhibition $12 $12
3 Group General Admission+ Mummies of the World: The Exhibition $16 $8
4 Group General Admission + Live Demo $10 $2
5 Group General Admission + Laser Show $12 $4
*1 adult (19+) required for every 10 children

 


Saturday–Sunday Group Rates

Groups of 15 or more people over age 3, when they make advance reservations, get this package for just $10 per person. Please note that group discounts are available for people who call two weeks or more in advance of their requested visit date. Membership cards are not valid for group admissions.

Please note: On Sundays, the Science Center is open from 10 am–noon for vulnerable/at-risk populations only.

Included in admission:

Please note: Ropes Challenge and Rock Wall in SportsWorks are closed due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Additionally, we are not accepting Group Reservations between Fri., June 26 and Sun., July 5.

Call 412.237.3400 to register

Add-Ons

  • Add a laser show for just $4 per person.

wdt_ID Weekend Pricing Children Ages 3-18 Additional Adults Required Adults*
1 Group General Admission $10 Free
2 Group Mummies of the World: The Exhibition $12 $12
3 Group General Admission+ Mummies of the World: The Exhibition $20 $10
5 Group General Admission + Laser Show $14 $4
*1 adult (19+) required for every 10 children

 

Group Concession

Groups of 15+ get discounts at the concessions stand! Order your food in advance to save time and money by filling out a Group Concession Preorder Form opens in a new window.


Laser Show ONLY, weekdays and weekends

If your group has time for only a short visit, you may book a laser show for just $7 per person.


Chaperones

  • For groups of school-age children, chaperones are admitted at no cost at a ratio of one chaperone to every 10 students.
  • For groups of preschool children, one chaperone per five children is admitted at no cost.
  • Chaperones do not get free admission to Laser shows.

School Groups

Note: Membership cards are not valid for group admissions. Please be certain of your visit date before making your reservation – more than one date change will result in a processing fee. School Group chaperone pricing will be discussed at time of reservation.