AAA Editor Notes
Carnegie Science Center is at 1 Allegheny Ave. on the North Shore next to Heinz Field and is part of the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. There are hundreds of hands-on exhibits covering the science of space flight, geology, physics, biology and energy; there are three live demonstration theaters, a laser show display, a four-story Omnimax theater and an authentic Cold War-era submarine.
The Buhl Planetarium offers high-definition, full-dome planetarium experiences. Model railroads and village scenes depicting turn-of-the-20th-century western Pennsylvania are displayed at the Miniature Railroad and Village.
SpacePlace includes a weightlessness simulation activity and walk-in replicas of two modules of the International Space Station. H2Oh! Explores the science of water and how rivers create the habitats of the Pittsburgh region.
Food is available.