Carnegie Science Center announces fall/winter hours

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Starting Sept. 8, the Science Center will be closed to the public on Tuesdays

Beginning Tues., Sept. 8, Carnegie Science Center, including Highmark SportsWorks® and The Rangos Giant Cinema, will resume fall and winter hours. All buildings are closed on Tuesdays, except for during the holiday weeks of Dec. 22 and 29.

Please note that Sundays from 10 am to noon are reserved for those in our community who are most at-risk – seniors, visitors with disabilities, or those with compromised immune systems. We ask that other visitors respect these dedicated hours.

Carnegie Science Center fall and winter hours (through Tues., March 30, 2021) are as follows:

Sunday: 10 am–Noon for at-risk population

Noon–5 pm – Regular hours of operation

Monday and Wednesday through Saturday:  10 am–5 pm

All tickets are sold for timed entry every 30 minutes. Carnegie Science Center is limiting building capacity to 15 percent to ensure ample space for social distancing. Please see the safety guidelines in place at to learn what is being done to ensure safe and fun experiences for all visitors.

Carnegie Science Center is dedicated to inspiring learning and curiosity by connecting science and technology with everyday life. By making science both relevant and fun, the Science Center’s goal is to increase science literacy in the region and motivate young people to seek careers in science and technology. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center is Pittsburgh’s premier science exploration destination, reaching more than 700,000 people annually through its hands-on exhibits, camps, classes, and off-site education programs.

Accessibility: Features for All

Carnegie Science Center welcomes all visitors. We work to assist visitors with disabilities in obtaining reasonable and appropriate accommodations, and in supporting equal access to services, programs, and activities. We welcome visitors in wheelchairs on the deck of our USS Requin (SS 481) submarine. Below-deck visits require full mobility. Hearing assistance devices are available for The Rangos Giant Cinema. Please ask when you buy your ticket.

Please note that requests for accommodations should be made at least two weeks prior to your visit. For specific questions about wheelchairs, strollers, or other programmatic or equipment needs, see the ticket counter located on the first floor of the main building or contact the Operations Department at 412.237.1641 or

About Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh – Established in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. In 2019, the museums reached more than 1.4 million people through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.