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21+ Nights
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Programs and events for adults in Pittsburgh

If you are looking for something fun for adults to do in Pittsburgh, the Science Center has the answer for you.

Carnegie Science Center is not just for kids! Adult events in Pittsburgh and adult-night events in Pittsburgh are not all the same. Whether you are looking for a great date night, conversation about current science topics or events, or pop culture events in Pittsburgh, you can find them here. Adult programs at the Science Center will challenge you, entertain you, and provide you with something different to do with friends. Check out our many offerings below.


Young adults

Science
After Hours

Experience a party atmosphere on all four floors the Science Center after dark and under the lens of specific popular themes. Adults ages 21+ Night.

Two scientists

Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar

Ask us anything! We station scientists all over the City in bars or at the Science Center so that you can ask questions and have informal conversations. All ages, unless we’re in a bar!

ab Lab

Public Workshops

Have you ever wanted to experiment with a 3D printer? Want to learn how to use a laser cutter?

            



Two staff educators presenting a science demonstration

Learning and Libations

Join us as we explore the science of beer, wine, and different types of liquor. Adults 21+.




A person looking through a giant telescope in the Science Center observatory

SkyWatch

Visitors are invited to come one evening a month to the Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium & Observatory and get up-close and personal with amazing celestial objects – rain or shine. All ages! Great date night.

A scientist explaining something to a student

Sci-Yinz in the City

Suit up for this 90-minute interactive event where we’ll take science outdoors to explore the North Shore and conduct science challenges and experiments. Ages 14+ and some 21+ only events.

Pittsburgh skyline at night with fireworks

Seasonal Events

We turn up the heat in the summer with fun events for ages 14+ and 18+.




A colorful laster show

Laser Shows

Be dazzled by lasers to popular music or holiday themes, from Stranger Things to Pink Floyd, there’s something for everyone.

A woman accepting an award

Carnegie Science Awards

Celebrate science and technology innovators in our region who are changing the world.

Murder Mystery

Solve a
Murder Mystery

Solve a mystery using science. You must conduct an investigation in the Science Center to find the culprit. Prizes! Ages 21+.

 

A man and woman thinking

Podcast: Science News & Questions

Our resident veteran scientists talk about current science news and answer questions submitted from the audience. All ages.

 

A family looking at a mummy in a display case

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition

Discover the lives of ancient people from every region of the world, with insights into past civilizations. See webpage to determine age appropriateness.

 

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The Rangos Giant Cinema

Special evening concert and popular movie screenings rated PG13 and up on the region’s only Certified Giant Screen with surround sound will immerse you in the action.

 


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