Ranked #5 of 81 attractions in Pittsburgh
Category: Natural History Museums; History Museums
Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for...
Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for bones in Bonehunters Quarry, get hands-on with real and replica specimens in Discovery Basecamp, grind corn in a Hopi home, and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning!Free family-activities, touchables, and Bonehunters Quarry available each weekend and weekdays during the summer. Exhibition halls include "Dinosaurs in Their Time," Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems, Benedum Hall of Geology, Hall of African Wildlife, Hall of North American Wildlife, Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt, Polar World, Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians, Bird Hall, and the R. P. Simmons Family Gallery that houses world-class travelling exhibitions on a rotating basis. Day camps programs, overnight programs, and other special events are also offered.Hours: Tues-Sat: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun: Noon-5 p.m., Mon: Closed