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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!

Laser Holiday Magic

Laser Holiday Magic

Showing daily

Enjoy the magic of the holiday season with a festive laser celebration that’s perfect for the whole family. This show features traditional and contemporary versions of beloved holiday tunes. Sing along!

The Polar Express 3D

The Polar Express 3D

Showing now through Fri., Dec. 30 on select dates

Journey beyond your imagination this holiday season at The Rangos Giant Cinema as we present The Polar Express 3D, a Christmas classic that takes moviegoers on a magical, heartwarming adventure to the North Pole.

Fab Lab Laser-Cut Ornament Workshop

Fab Lab Laser-Cut Ornament Workshop

Sat., Dec. 3, 10, 17
10:30 am, 12:15 pm, 1:45 pm

Create a new tradition by designing and laser-cutting your own customized ornament to take home.

Family Adventures

Family Adventures

Sat., Dec. 17

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

Locomotion Weekend

Locomotion Weekend

Sat.–Sun., Jan. 14–15, 2023

All aboard for a weekend of locomotive fun! See a rail yard full of guest train displays owned and operated by local hobbyists.

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.