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Programs

1/1/2014 to 8/17/2018

Fri., Aug. 17
21+ Beer Night: Explore the chemistry behind beer and try samples from local breweries!

1/1/2014 to 4/20/2018

Fri., April 20
Don’t Try This At Home

1/1/2014 to 5/4/2018

Fri., May 4
Sci-Fi

1/1/2014 to 11/30/2018

Fri., Nov. 30
21+ Game Night

1/1/2014 to 2/15/2019

Fri., Feb. 15
21+ Night: Sex, Love, and Science

1/1/2014 to 3/15/2019

Fri., March 15
21+ Night: Mardi Gras

1/1/2014 to 4/12/2019

Fri., April 12
21+ Night: Medieval Times

Polar Express Events

Journey beyond your imagination this holiday season with our events inspired by the magical, heartwarming adventure to the North Pole. Carnegie Science Center is your family’s holiday headquarters for Polar Express fun in Pittsburgh!


Polar PJ Parties

$19 per person ages 3+
$5 for children age 2 and under

Fri., Nov. 29; Saturdays, Dec. 7 and 21; Sun., Dec. 22
8:30 am–Noon

Fri., Dec. 20
5:30 pm–9 pm

Children and families can enjoy holiday fun with a classic film in their pajamas! Before seeing the film, guests will enjoy a hot chocolate bar with liquid nitrogen frozen marshmallows and a light breakfast snack, make-and-take activities, Buhl Planetarium’s Stars Over the North Pole show, all four floors of Science Center exhibits, and the chance to take photos with Santa.

Fri., Nov. 29
8:30 am–Noon

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Sat., Dec. 7
8:30 am–Noon

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Fri., Dec. 20
5:30 pm–9 pm

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Members get discount rates on select programs!
Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!

Sat., Dec. 21
8:30 am–Noon

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Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!

Sun., Dec. 22
8:30 am–Noon

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Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!


Sensory Sensitive Polar PJ Parties

$19 per person ages 3+
$5 for children age 2 and under
Sat., Nov. 30 and Sat., Dec. 14
8:30 am–Noon

Enjoy the same holiday fun offered at our Polar PJ Parties, tailored specifically for children and adults on the autism spectrum or those who are affected by sensory processing disorders. The film will be shown in 2D. This event is made possible with support from the Jack Buncher Foundation.

Sat., Nov. 30
8:30 am–Noon

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Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!

Sat., Dec. 14
8:30 am–Noon

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Members get discount rates on select programs!
Non-members can add programs to your cart and buy a membership at checkout!


Polar Express 3D Screenings

$7.95/$9.95 (members/nonmembers)
Fri., Nov. 29 at 7 pm
Sun., Dec. 8 at 1:30 pm
Fri., Dec. 13 at 7 pm
Thurs., Dec. 19 at 4 pm

See the holiday classic on Pittsburgh’s largest screen! Based on the beloved children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express 3D tells the tale of a young boy who doubts the existence of Santa Claus. Late on Christmas Eve, the boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, embarking on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who just believe.

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