Hours & Location

Regular Hours
Sunday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday- 10 am - 7 pm

Open late Friday and Saturday evenings for Omnimax films, laser shows, and special programs. Check the calendar for this week's programs.

Fall & Winter hours for USS Requin:
Sept. 12–Nov. 27, noon–4:30 pm, daily
Nov. 28–March 1, noon–4:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday only

Spring & and Summer hours for USS Requin:
March 5 through April 1, 12:00–4:30 pm
April 2 through Sep. 11 return to full operating hours 10 am – 4:30 pm

Because of heavy traffic and traffic restrictions on the North Side, Carnegie Science Center is typically closed on days when there are Steelers home games or other major events at Heinz Field.


2012 Closings

Hours are subject to change.
Call 412.237.3400 for the latest information.


Parking
Visitor parking at Carnegie Science Center and Highmark SportsWorks® is $5 per vehicle for non-members. Member parking rates are $3 per vehicle. Non-visitor parking is $5 per vehicle. Special parking rates apply for special events such as Pitt Panther games, Steelers games, and Pirates games; please call for details.

Accessibility
Carnegie Science Center is accessible to persons with disabilities. Some exhibits require full physical mobility. Assistive listening systems and scripts are available for Rangos Omnimax Theater. Carnegie Science Center meets the requirements of the American Disabilities Act.

Note: Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is committed to making its exhibitions, programs, and services accessible to everyone, including those with special needs. If you experience a problem in this regard, please contact Donald Osterwise, ADA Coordinator, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, 412.578.2467, osterwised@carnegiemuseums.org. Read the CMP Notification/Resolution Procedure under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Directions
One Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212


Getting here is easy. Maps are available at our information desk.
Route 65
Interstate 76

Interstate 376
Interstate 79
Interstate 279
Route 22
US 22
Route 28
Route 51


Via Route 65 (Sewickley, Ohio River Boulevard)

  • Follow PA-65 South.
  • Follow the exit for the North Shore.
  • Merge onto North Shore Drive.
  • Take a slight right on North Shore Drive and stay on it until you come to the traffic signal directly in front of Heinz Field. The Science Center should be to your right.
  • Turn right if you’d like to proceed into the main parking lot. Two other parking lots are located on North Shore Drive or on Reedsdale Street.

Via I-76 (Cranberry)

  • Take exit 3.
  • Follow signs to I-79.
  • Follow I-79 South to I-279 South.
  • Take I-279 South to exit 1B/North Shore.
  • Stay straight through one traffic signal, then move to the left lane.
  • Ahead you will see a green overhead sign for Reedsdale Street.
  • Drive directly under this sign.
  • At the next traffic signal, make a left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via I-76 (East of Pittsburgh, Oakland, Braddock, Squirrel Hill, Monroeville)

  • Take exit 57 (I-376 W/Monroeville).
  • Continue on I-376 W to exit 70C (Fort Duquesne Bridge, North Shore).
  • Stay in the left lane on the Fort Duquesne Bridge.
  • Take exit 1B (North Shore).
  • At the traffic signal at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via I-376 (East of Pittsburgh, Oakland, Braddock, Squirrel Hill, Monroeville)

  • Take I-376 W to exit 70C (Fort Duquesne Bridge, North Shore).
  • Stay in the left lane on the Fort Duquesne Bridge.
  • Take exit 1B (North Shore).
  • At the traffic signal at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via I-79 South (North of Pittsburgh, Ross Township, North Hills, Erie)

  • Follow I-79 South to I-279 South.
  • Take I-279 S to exit 1B/North Shore.
  • Stay straight through one traffic signal, then move to the left lane.
  • Ahead you will see a green overhead sign for Reedsdale Street.
  • Drive directly under this sign.
  • At the next traffic signal, make a left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via I-79 North (South of Pittsburgh, Washington)

  • Follow I-79 North to I-376 East.
  • Follow the signs for the North Shore; go through the Fort Pitt Tunnel.
  • Stay in the left lane through the tunnel and on the Fort Pitt Bridge.
  • Merge onto the Fort Duquesne Bridge, again keeping to the far left.
  • Take exit 1B/North Shore.
  • At the traffic signal at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via I-279 (West of Pittsburgh, Airport, Greentree)

  • Take I-376 East.
  • Follow the signs for the North Shore; go through the Fort Pitt Tunnel.
  • Stay in the left lane through the tunnel and on the Fort Pitt Bridge.
  • Merge onto the Fort Duquesne Bridge, again keeping to the far left.
  • Take exit 1B/North Shore.
  • At the traffic signal at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via Route 22 (Monroeville, Murrysville)

  • Take US-22 toward I-376 W/Pittsburgh.
  • Take I-376 W to exit 70C (Fort Duquesne Bridge, North Shore).
  • Stay in the left lane on the Fort Duquesne Bridge.
  • Take exit 1B (North Shore).
  • At the traffic signal at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via US-22 (Robinson, Moon, Weirton, WV)

  • Take US-22 to I-376 E toward Pittsburgh.
  • Take I-376 East.
  • Follow the signs for the North Shore; go through the Fort Pitt Tunnel.
  • Stay in the left lane through the tunnel and on the Fort Pitt Bridge.
  • Merge onto the Fort Duquesne Bridge, again keeping to the far left.
  • Take exit 1B/North Shore.
  • At the traffic signal at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via PA-28 (Etna, Tarentum)

  • Take Route 28 South, following signs for the North Shore.
  • Take the North Shore exit and keep going straight.
  • Stay in the center lane.
  • Ahead you will see a green overhead sign for Reedsdale Street.
  • Drive directly under this sign.
  • At the next traffic signal, make a left onto Allegheny Avenue.*
  • Carnegie Science Center will be on your right.

*If construction requires that you go straight through this light, continue and get into the left lane. When you approach the Rivers Casino, bear left at the traffic signal, then turn left onto North Shore Drive. You will essentially wrap around and approach the Science Center (which will now be on your right).

Via PA-51 North (McKees Rocks)

  • Follow PA-51 South.
  • Eventually you will come to an area known as the West End Circle.
  • Follow the signs for Routes 19 and 65 and the West End Bridge.
  • You will need to go all the way around the West End Circle in a counterclockwise direction.
  • While on the West End Bridge, stay in the right lane and take the North Shore exit at the end of the bridge.
  • Merge onto North Shore Drive.
  • Take a slight right on North Shore Drive and stay on it until you come to the traffic signal directly in front of Heinz Field. The Science Center should be to your right.
  • Turn right if you’d like to proceed into the main parking lot. Two other parking lots are located on North Shore Drive or on Reedsdale Street.

Via PA-51 South (South Hills, Uniontown)

  • Take PA-51 North to the West End Bridge.
  • While on the West End Bridge, stay in the right lane and take the North Shore exit at the end of the bridge.
  • Merge onto North Shore Drive.
  • Take a slight right on North Shore Drive and stay on it until you come to the traffic signal directly in front of Heinz Field. The Science Center should be to your right.
  • Turn right if you’d like to proceed into the main parking lot. Two other parking lots are located on North Shore Drive or on Reedsdale Street.