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Pricing and 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.

THANK YOU for helping to keep each other safer. Although masks and social-distancing are no longer required for vaccinated patrons, if you haven’t been fully vaccinated we strongly encourage you to wear a mask and will provide one if you need it. We hope that you enjoy your visit!

Please note: There is a different protocol for Summer Campers. Please check the Summer Camps page for details.

Please note: Tickets are being sold up to four weeks in advance. If you must purchase your tickets on site, we ask that you use a credit card or touchless payment method.


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 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. However, Members are still encouraged to reserve tickets online in advance.

Pricing and 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.

THANK YOU for helping to keep each other safer. Although masks and social-distancing are no longer required for vaccinated patrons, if you haven’t been fully vaccinated we strongly encourage you to wear a mask and will provide one if you need it. We hope that you enjoy your visit!

Please note: There is a different protocol for Summer Campers. Please check the Summer Camps page for details.

Please note: Tickets are being sold up to four weeks in advance. If you must purchase your tickets on site, we ask that you use a credit card or touchless payment method.


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 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. However, Members are still encouraged to reserve tickets online in advance.

Buy General Admission Tickets

Please note: Tickets are being sold up to four weeks in advance. If you don't see available time slots, there are a limited number of tickets available at the door.

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The Rangos Giant Cinema Tickets

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

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.

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Purchase at the Ticket Counter

wdt_ID Admission Prices Adult Adult (65+) Children     (3-12)
1 Laser Show $8.00 $8.00 $8.00
wdt_ID Member Prices Adult Adult (65+) Children     (3-12)
1 Laser Show $2.00 $2.00 $2.00

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.

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates are available for purchase onsite or by calling 412.237.3400. Sold in increments of $10, $20, $50, or $100, gift certificates can be used to purchase: membership, general admission, special exhibition tickets, summer camps, classes, laser show tickets, or to rent a scooter. Gift Certificates do not expire and are nonrefundable.

Group Rates

Groups of 15 or more people over age 3 years, when they make advance reservations, pay 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. Call 412.237.3400 to make group reservations.

Included in admission:

Call 412.237.3400 to register

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.