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Events for All Ages

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!

Duquesne Light Community Day

Duquesne Light Community Day

Sun., Aug. 7
10 am–5 pm

Ready to end the summer with hands-on science? Join us for a day of FREE family fun at Pittsburgh’s most-visited museum.

MessFest

MessFest

Sat., Aug. 20

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

Family Adventures

Family Adventures

Sat., Sept. 3

Join Carnegie Science Center instructors on a special tour of exhibits, followed with hands-on activities and experiments fit for the whole family!

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

Sensory Sensitive Science Hours

Sun., Sept. 4
9 am–Noon

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

Summer of Rhythm and Sound

Summer of Rhythm and Sound

Enjoy the summer season at Carnegie Science Center from the never-ending carnival in the Miniature Railroad & Village® to H2Oh!. Enjoy the rumbling vibrations of miniature trains chugging along the track and if you are lucky, the quiet croaks of a bullfrog in H2Oh! Field Station.

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.