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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Avenue

Mission Statement:

To conduct scientific inquiry, generate knowledge, and promote stewardship of the Earth. Through public engagement, we share the joy of discovery about the processes that shape the diversity of our world and its inhabitants.


Brandon D'Alimonte

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
This is one of my favorite museums in the country! They have a little bit of everything and more than enough to keep you entertained and engaged for hours on end. I definitely recommend the live animal shows if you can get a ticket. Their yearly membership is a great value as well. Whether you're there for the science or the art it is a 10/10 would recommend.

Greg Simmons

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Great place! Been there multiple times. Lots to see. We usually stick with the dinos but explore the entire museum. We spend many, many hours there. Only DOWNSIDE is food is overpriced especially after the amount you pay for admission. This isn't out of the ordinary however compared to other museum food areas. "Food area" staff were very strict (and i feel rude) and didn't allow my then 4 year old to sit and eat his snacks because we weren't paying customers of the food area. Though there was no signage stating this... Save money. Pack your food/lunch. When it's time to eat, head out to your car, eat, and return back in.

Steve Pierre

Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017
Easily spent a good two hours here and it would've been more if it wasn't for a flight to catch! So many different exhibits - it literally seemed endless, but in a great way. From the prehistoric era to different earth stones to an entire exhibit for birds, you will walk out of this part of the museums with a ton of knowledge. It is perfect for those of any ages. You can roam free on your own among all the floors or even take part in a tour. Even with some areas under construction, it never seemed as if we were being limited. Well worth the money.

Joseph Warren

Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
We went for the first free day of the year, which was surprisingly fun for how packed it was with people visiting from all.over Western Pennsylvania. Parking was slow moving, but once we got inside, the flow of the museum was great for fast-tracking through all of the exhibits. There are so many things to see, all of which are easy to move through quickly, or spend time exploring. PRO TIP: Dress in layers and leave the coats, bags and purses in the car if possible. Definitely a place that you want to travel light with keys, wallet, camera, phone if possible.

Jushe I

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
This place is awesome! Plan to spend all day there! If you are a student bring your ID as you will get a discount. Some of the info seems a bit outdated but it is worth the fun and the experience. This is a great place to bring kids or to go on a date.

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