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Carnegie Museum of Natural History


4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 412-622-3131


Carnegie Museum of Natural History


(??.? miles from you)

4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States

http://carnegiemnh.org

Call: 412-622-3131


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Why You Should Go...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is one of the top natural history museums in the country. It houses an impressive collection of gigantic dinosaurs, beautiful gems and minerals, and fascinating artifacts from ancien

See these amazing objects on display in world-class galleries like the famous Dinosaurs in Their Time, Hillman Hall of Gems and Minerals, the halls of African and North American wildlife, Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt, and more. Families with children can take advantage of the museum's interactive spaces like Discovery Basecamp, where families can feel the coarseness of an African lion’s mane and examine a fly’s wing under a microscope, or nearby Bonehunters Quarry, where kids can dig for fossils like a real paleontologist. The museum has something for everyone from tiny dinosaur lovers to world-class scientists.

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Why You Should Go...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is one of the top natural history museums in the country. It houses an impressive collection of gigantic dinosaurs, beautiful gems and minerals, and fascinating artifacts from ancient Egypt. The museum is an active research institution that collects and cares for specimens and artifacts that document the history of life and human cultures.

See these amazing objects on display in world-class galleries like the famous Dinosaurs in Their Time, Hillman Hall of Gems and Minerals, the halls of African and North American wildlife, Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt, and more. Families with children can take advantage of the museum's interactive spaces like Discovery Basecamp, where families can feel the coarseness of an African lion’s mane and examine a fly’s wing under a microscope, or nearby Bonehunters Quarry, where kids can dig for fossils like a real paleontologist. The museum has something for everyone from tiny dinosaur lovers to world-class scientists.

What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Tuesday

Hours:

12:00pm - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

Closed

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 8:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Bus, Bicycle, Paid On-site, Street

Available: Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Bar, Vending Machines, Patio Dining, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Banquet Facilities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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Insider Info

Wear comfortable walking shoes. There are three floors of exhibition halls at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the basement floor includes a cafe (though there are elevators).

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a historic building, and it can sometimes be tricky to navigate. Remember to grab a map and don't hesitate to ask the friendly security staff for directions to anything.

There are two different eating options at the museum. Fossil Fuels Café is the most family friendly, with deli and pizza options, and the Café Carnegie has a seasonal menu and includes a wine bar as well as a detached coffee bar for those who just want to sit and have a latte.

Fun Facts

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is home to the world famous Diplodocus carnegii, the museum's original fossil of the sauropod discovered in Wyoming in 1901, locally known as "Dippy."

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is home to scientists who conduct active research in fields like paleontology, zoology, anthropology, mineralogy, malacology, botany, and more.

The museum also has a living collection of animals including colorful sun conures, baby skunks, an iguana, a python, hedgehogs and more. The museum holds Live Animal Encounters daily at 1:30 p.m. for $2.

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    27

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    28

  • Dec

    16

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  • Haunted Museum: Year of the Monster

    Saturday

    6:00 PM EST

    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    Haunted Museum: Year of the Monster

    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    Haunted Museum: Year of the Monster
    Get ready for a museum monster mash! This year's annual Halloween blowout is all about brutes and beasts in legend and in nature. Come in costume, sip on spooky cocktails, dance to DJ Bill Jakub of Pittsburgh Vibes Unlimited, and check out monstrous specimens. Do not miss hands-on activities, adult trick-or-treating, and more for a ghoulishly good time you can only find in the historic halls of the museum. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. No weapons, masks or backpacks allowed.

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Why You Should Go...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is one of the top natural history museums in the country. It houses an impressive collection of gigantic dinosaurs, beautiful gems and minerals, and fascinating artifacts from ancient Egypt. The museum is an active research institution that collects and cares for specimens and artifacts that document the history of life and human cultures.

See these amazing objects on display in world-class galleries like the famous Dinosaurs in Their Time, Hillman Hall of Gems and Minerals, the halls of African and North American wildlife, Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt, and more. Families with children can take advantage of the museum's interactive spaces like Discovery Basecamp, where families can feel the coarseness of an African lion’s mane and examine a fly’s wing under a microscope, or nearby Bonehunters Quarry, where kids can dig for fossils like a real paleontologist. The museum has something for everyone from tiny dinosaur lovers to world-class scientists.

More...

What You Should Know...

Open: Closed on: Tuesday

Hours:
12:00pm - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
Closed
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 8:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: Less than $25

Payment: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AMEX, ATM On-Site

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Bus, Bicycle, Paid On-site, Street

Available: Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Bar, Vending Machines, Patio Dining, Kids Activities, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Wheelchairs, Banquet Facilities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

CALENDAR

  • Sat

    21

  • Fri

    27

  • Sat

    28

  • Dec

    16

  • More

  • Haunted Museum: Year of the Monster

    Saturday

    6:00 PM EST

    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    Haunted Museum: Year of the Monster

    Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    Haunted Museum: Year of the Monster
    Get ready for a museum monster mash! This year's annual Halloween blowout is all about brutes and beasts in legend and in nature. Come in costume, sip on spooky cocktails, dance to DJ Bill Jakub of Pittsburgh Vibes Unlimited, and check out monstrous specimens. Do not miss hands-on activities, adult trick-or-treating, and more for a ghoulishly good time you can only find in the historic halls of the museum. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. No weapons, masks or backpacks allowed.

Show more

Extra Fun

Insider Info

Wear comfortable walking shoes. There are three floors of exhibition halls at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the basement floor includes a cafe (though there are elevators).

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is a historic building, and it can sometimes be tricky to navigate. Remember to grab a map and don't hesitate to ask the friendly security staff for directions to anything.

There are two different eating options at the museum. Fossil Fuels Café is the most family friendly, with deli and pizza options, and the Café Carnegie has a seasonal menu and includes a wine bar as well as a detached coffee bar for those who just want to sit and have a latte.

Fun Facts

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is home to the world famous Diplodocus carnegii, the museum's original fossil of the sauropod discovered in Wyoming in 1901, locally known as "Dippy."

Carnegie Museum of Natural History is home to scientists who conduct active research in fields like paleontology, zoology, anthropology, mineralogy, malacology, botany, and more.

The museum also has a living collection of animals including colorful sun conures, baby skunks, an iguana, a python, hedgehogs and more. The museum holds Live Animal Encounters daily at 1:30 p.m. for $2.

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