MessFest is the perfect way to end your summer, sounding off with interactive science experiments and learning the principles behind them! Activities include a dunk tank, creating egg dropping contraptions, […]

things to do in pittsburgh

11 fun things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend (free movies, a plethora of pickles and so much more)

Looking for things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend? We’ve got details.

July 4th Explosive Science

Enjoy the festivities with General Admission starting at 10 am, a reserved viewing area for fireworks, guaranteed parking, science demonstrations, live entertainment, and a Pittsburgh cookie table after the fireworks. […]

summer camp

14 summer camps in Pittsburgh for kids who love science and technology

From filmmaking and robotics to environmental science and so much more, these camps are great for STEM fun and learning.

June events for Pittsburgh kids

Top 11 June events for Pittsburgh kids to kick off summer

Plan your summer now with these highlights of the best June activities for kids.

8 great things to do with kids in Pittsburgh this weekend, many of them free

Don’t miss all the free fun happening in Pittsburgh this weekend.

7 questions to ask before sending your kids to summer camp in Pittsburgh

From pickup times to allergy issues, here are all the questions to ask about summer camp in Pittsburgh.

remake learning days

Gwen’s Girls, the CSC, Children’s Museum and more fill the Northside with learning during Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days events will light up the Northside with learning. Details here.

family-friendly events in Pittsburgh

10 family-friendly events in Pittsburgh this weekend (some of them free!)

Bunnies, wildflowers, mushrooms… and the Kangaroo!

kid-friendly show and events

Winter Entertainment Guide: All the kid-friendly shows and events coming to Pittsburgh this winter 

Our big winter entertainment guide is here! Check out all the kid-friendly shows and events coming to Pittsburgh this winter.

Chuck Vukotich

Longtime CSC volunteer Chuck Vukotich encourages students to reach for the stars

Chuck Vukotich loves science — and encouraging local students to follow their own fascination with STEAM learning.

Pittsburgh's miniature railroads

6 gorgeous miniature railroads in Pittsburgh to visit during the holidays

Your guide to the miniature railroads in Pittsburgh!

Tour Your Future

Tour Your Future provides opportunities for middle and high school girls+* to discover STEM careers by offering immersive, hands-on experiences and site tours, while engaging with female+ STEM professionals. *Tour […]

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7 reasons to catch the explosive ‘Pompeii: The Exhibition’ at Carnegie Science Center

Visit the Pompeii exhibition at the Carnegie Science Center to explore this city, rediscovered just 250 years ago.

Virtual Café Sci

Interested in science? Want to learn more about the latest technology breakthroughs in normal English, minus the jargon? Then Café Scientifique Pittsburgh at Carnegie Science Center is the place to be! Café […]

Munchkin Mondays

Bring your smallest scientists to Carnegie Science Center for Munchkin Mondays, featuring themed activities just for early learners ages 2–6! Your preschoolers will explore exciting science concepts, while having tons of […]

Rocky Mountain Express

Extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, the transcontinental railway in Canada, built by the Canadian Pacific Railway, is known as one of the greatest engineering feats in history. […]


Travel across the world from mineral fields to lava lakes to see how volcanoes impact our earth – and see and hear it all in exquisite 4K detail and Dolby […]

Pompeii: The Exhibition

Find yourself in a reproduced atrium inside a unique Roman villa, where you will embark on a tour through the ancient city. Over 180 artifacts on loan from the renowned […]

13 can’t-miss October events for kids in Pittsburgh

From free events to the hottest tickets in Pittsburgh, here’s what’s happening in October.