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4/1/2014 to 5/11/2014

Enter-to-Win Summer Camp Giveaway

Isaly's is offering a chance for kids ages 4-14 to win a FREE week of fun at one of the Science Center's awe-inspiring summer camps along with a 12 month family membership to the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Winners will be selected each week. Promotion runs from April 7 – May 11. Camp selection will be based upon availability.

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Super Science Shopper Card

Want to save money at the XPLOR Store? Ask for a Super Science Shopper Card. Then have the cashier punch and initial your card each time you spend $15 or more (after discounts) at the XPLOR Store. After you've made five purchases of $15 or more, you'll get $5 off your next purchase of $25 or more.

Grown Up Days

Carnegie Science Center isn't just for little kids. Grow-up kids can indulge their youthful spirit every Tuesday with a special deal. Seniors ages 65+ receive discounted prices: General Admission for $5 and Omni films for just $5 more. There is a special 20% discount in the River View Café for seniors all day long.

Save Your Receipt and Visit Again for 1/2 Price!

For every full-price General Admission ticket purchased, receive 50% off the same number of general admission tickets on your return trip within 60 days.

Not valid with other discounts. Discount not valid on date of original full price admission receipt. Non-transferable. Must be redeemed within 60 days. Discount only applies to general admission.

College Student Discounts

Are you a student at Carnegie Mellon University or Chatham College? Bring your valid student ID and receive FREE General Admission.

Not a student at any of those colleges? Bring your valid college ID and receive $2 off General Admission.

1/2 Price Admission for Active Military

Members of the military with a valid identification card receive general admission for themselves and three others for 1/2 price. Only valid with general admission. Valid identification card must be shown at time of purchase.

Active military receive a 10% discount in the XPLOR Store.

Veterans Discount

Veterans of the United States armed services receive half-price general admission.

Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card Discount

Present your Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card and receive general admission for up to four people for $3 each. This discount applies to the card issued by the state of Pennsylvania for access to cash, food stamps, and/or Medicaid benefits. This discount does NOT apply to the Port Authority ACCESS card. Visitors must present their Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card and matching photo ID to receive the discount. Not valid with any other offer or group visits. Cardholder must be present.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from BNY Mellon Foundation of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Teacher Preview

Looking for time to explore the Science Center without the chaperoning duties? Here's your chance! We offer FREE General Admission once a year to preschool – 12th grade teachers from schools located in the following states: Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New York and Maryland. Use this visit to familiarize yourself with our exhibits and prepare for an upcoming field trip. To take advantage of the teacher preview, complete this form.

Fee-based programs such as Omnimax films and laser shows are not included. Requests must be made at least one week in advance of the preview date. Cannot be applied to group visits. Non-transferable.

Special Member Opportunity

Carnegie Museums members receive $2 off selected cruises aboard the Gateway Clipper fleet. Show your Carnegie Museums membership card when booking your trip aboard the Good Ship Lollipop Cruise, Kids Showtime Cruise, Ice Cream Social Cruise, Saturday Picnic Cruise, or the Macaroni & Magic Cruise. For more information, visit

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