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Special Public Events

If you’re looking for fun, family-friendly events in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center is the destination guaranteed to ignite the “Wow!” in everyone!

Our special public event activities are included with a general admission ticket. There’s no shortage of fun things to do at Carnegie Science Center. Explore our upcoming Special Public Events for the whole family!

Snowball Day

Snowball Day

Sun., June 20

All visitors who bring in a snowball on June 20 will pay $5 for general admission tickets for the day.

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

Sun., June 27 and Aug. 15 | 9 am–Noon

Discover how we can help make a visit more accessible with our special sensory-friendly hours!

H2Oh! River Weekend

H2Oh! River Weekend

Sat. – Sun., July 24–25

Explore the science of Pittsburgh’s iconic rivers with a weekend full of aquatic experiments.

MessFest

MessFest

Sun., Aug. 22

End the summer with MESSY science! Engineer a contraption to help an egg survive a fall, learn about surface tension, and more!

NOTICE FOR ALL BUYERS - By attending an in-person event at any of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, you and any guests agree to voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold any presenting entities, artists, and the venue; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.