Sunday, August 7 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Ready to end the summer with hands-on science? Join us for a day of FREE family fun at Pittsburgh’s most-visited museum. Duquesne Light Community Co. Day at Carnegie Science Center happens on Sun., August 7, and features free general admission for all visitors.
Explore four floors of hands-on exhibits, plus Highmark SportsWorks®, the Miniature Railroad & Village®, the USS Requin (SS 481) Cold War-era submarine, and the newly renovated Buhl Planetarium. All these exhibits are free for the day, powered by Duquesne Light Company. In demonstration theaters, visitors can experience live, interactive experiments or a crash course on the basics of biology. Tours of the Milky Way and beyond in Buhl Planetarium, are designed for every age group.
Rock out and learn all about the science of sound in GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World, presented by Green Mountain Energy and displayed in PPG SCIENCE PAVILION™. See 70+ unique and historic guitars, play with 15+ musical interactives, and strum the world’s largest playable guitar!
Highmark SportsWorks® offers sports-related interactive exhibits. Challenge your speed with that of an Olympic sprinter, become a human yo-yo, play virtual sports using green-screen technology, and test your reaction speed against an ice hockey goalie, among other activities.
There are more than 200 hands-on exhibits in Carnegie Science Center that captivate and excite visitor of all ages. From water activities to rocket launches, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Aspiring scientists age 6 and under will love The Little Learner Clubhouse, powered by PNC Grow Up Great®, a nature-inspired hub with a water table, tomato stand, button wall, and more. *Planetarium programs and theater shows are subject to availability. Parking, XPLOR Store, The Rangos Giant Cinema, and the RiverView Café are not included with free general admission.
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This article is sponsored by Carnegie Science Center.