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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
+1 412-622-3131
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I've been going here regularly for over a decade

A lot of exhibits change over time, but there are a bunch that stick around. Each of these has been... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Impressive Displays

About 8 years ago we went to Pittsburgh intending to see the dinosaur display at the Carnegie... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Linda F
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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.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007
North Oakland
+1 412-622-3131
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lot of exhibits change over time, but there are a bunch that stick around. Each of these has been improved a lot over the years. Traveling exhibits come by, such as the Iris van Herpen dress display and the presentation about toxic plants/animals/etc. My...More

Thank Rykiel33
Reviewed 3 days ago

About 8 years ago we went to Pittsburgh intending to see the dinosaur display at the Carnegie Museum. Alas, it was then closed for renovations. We finally have an opportunity to see the magnificent collection discovered by Douglass in the area of Dinosaur National Monument...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you or your child are at all curious about Dinosaurs or archeology this is the place to indulge in some fantasy travel.

Thank 1jet11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dinosaurs and dinner. Pizza was really quite good, not a reheat. Kids floor was awesome, but hall of gemstones the best. Would go back for sure,

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a fascinating study of the history of poisons, how they are found in nature, how they were used to "speed up family inheritances," and cause accidental injuries of pets and people around our homes. There are lots of interactive exhibits and videos. The...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum was way more than we expected. They have a wonderful selection of exhibits and it was the first time I have. They have an are where kids can interact with the exhibits and explore. I gave it 4 stars only because it was...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Uber to reach this excellent museum which houses both a natural history museum as well as an art museum. We spent an entire day here, having both lunch and late afternoon coffee in their excellent onsite restaurant. The art is unique, some I've...More

Thank Nittie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Give yourself time to go see this place. There is so much to see, and you don't want to rush. It's got some really cool things!

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place. Very interesting and everything was spaced out so that you were not overloaded but beautiful to see the art and furniture and gems.

Thank bosslady148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a member to the museum and I visit here a couple times a month and I always see something I missed and learn. I always gain a new appreciation for some aspect of the world around us from visiting.

Thank Borne2Travel
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What are the highlights of this museum?
10 June 2017|
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Response from EHoffman51 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the ages. There are activities throughout for young people in the dinosaur area, the architecture display is amazing and the Native American area was unusual.
Dan R
Is it walkable from the Hyatt
26 December 2016|
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Response from mother123458 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am not sure, sorry but I think if you are in the same side of Pittsburgh you can walk, it is interesting. Have a nice trip! from Ottawa
Bonnie R
How much to get in?
20 July 2016|
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Response from rosifraz | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 12 dollars but don't remember. Sorry