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.
Exhibit lights and sound effects will be adjusted, and special activities will be added to foster a safe, welcoming, and fun environment for all visitors.
Grab a buddy and watch Elf on the largest screen in Pittsburgh, sing loud for all to hear at a holiday laser show, and create a delicious hot chocolate concoction.
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.
Meet professional experts in various science and technology fields who discuss current and interesting topics and their experiences. All ages, but adult-level lecture.
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!
Have you ever wanted to experiment with a 3D printer? Want to learn how to use a laser cutter?
Join us as we explore the science of beer, wine, and different types of liquor. Adults 21+.
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.
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.
We turn up the heat in the summer with fun events for ages 14+ and 18+.
Be dazzled by lasers to popular music or holiday themes, from Stranger Things to Pink Floyd, there’s something for everyone.
Celebrate science and technology innovators in our region who are changing the world.
Solve a mystery using science. You must conduct an investigation in the Science Center to find the culprit. Prizes! Ages 21+.
Our resident veteran scientists talk about current science news and answer questions submitted from the audience. All ages.
Discover the lives of ancient people from every region of the world, with insights into past civilizations. See webpage to determine age appropriateness.
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.