The Carnegie Science Center is located in Pittsburgh's North Shore region and can be easily identified by its giant funnel structure on the roof of the building. The museum is the ultimate synergy between fun and education for visitors of all ages. It has twelve amazing and highly educational exhibits that beckon to be explored. The featured exhibits include: BIKES: Science on Two Wheels, Highmark Sportsworks, roboworld, SpacePlace, Miniature Railroad & Village, USS Requin Submarine, SeaScape, Body Tech, Exploration Station, Exploration Station Jr., and Energy Challenge.
The museum features a four-story, state-of-the-art IMAX dome theater, the Rangos Omnimax Theater, as well. It is one of only fifty theaters of its kind in North America. It allows visitors to get in the very center of the action during any featured screening. Visitors can go to infinity and beyond in the Buhl Planetarium that also features a huge dome screen for the ultimate viewing access. Learn how to locate planets and constellations, stargaze, or catch a dazzling laser show in this amazing installation. Families and friends can see the world of science unfold before them at the live demonstration theaters as well! Explore the science behind delicious food, learn about the properties of metal, light, and sound, investigate the laws of motion and the secrets of DNA and much more! The Carnegie Science Center also offers unique, entertaining, and educational programs for a variety of age groups such as holiday and summer camps for kids, Café Scientifique for adults, and a selection of science workshops for family bonding. Visit the Science Center's site to learn more about what they have to offer and then be sure to schedule a visit!
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