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!
Annual Submarine Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony
Sun., May 28
Join us for a special memorial ceremony hosted by approximately 40 submarine veterans of USS VI Requin Base aboard the Cold War-era submarine. View the ceremony from the river trail where the submarine is located.
Wed., June 21
10 am–3 pm
Celebrate the first official day of summer with half price general admission and send snowballs into the Ohio River! Launch a snowball with a slingshot at our Snowball Launch Site, learn about snowy science in our demonstration theaters, and enjoy other snowy activities. All included with general admission.
Kids Vs. Adults Science Challenge
Wednesdays, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23
Members: $10 adult, $6 child
Nonmembers: $20 adult, $12 child; recommended ages 5 and up
It’s time to answer the age-old question: who’s better at science, kids or adults?
Celebrate the Fourth of July with star-spangled science!
Tues., July 4
Secure the perfect view of Pittsburgh’s Fourth of July fireworks in an explosively fun way.
VIKINGS: Warriors of the North Sea
In Pittsburgh for a limited time.
See over 140 authentic Viking artifacts, including a real Viking ship! Gain a complete image of Vikings as you enter the unique and fascinating world of The Vikings Age.
Fab Lab Public Workshops
Have you ever wanted to experiment with a 3D printer? Want to learn how to use a laser cutter?
Sensory Sensitive Science Hours
Discover how we can help make a visit more accessible with our special sensory-friendly hours!
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.